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Over 33,000 tons of red meat are produced in a month in Iran

Meat
Iran
Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 17, 2024

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Iran's red meat production has seen a significant decrease of 18%, falling to 33,510 tons in the tenth month of the current Iranian calendar year (December 22, 2023-January 20, 2024), compared to the same period last year. The majority of the output was beef and veal, followed by lamb, mutton, goat meat, and other livestock. This decrease also reflects a 9% drop from the ninth month. Despite Iran being a leading consumer of red meat in West Asia, its per capita consumption is significantly lower than countries like the U.S. and Australia, primarily due to the prohibition of pork in Islamic law.
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TEHRAN- Production of red meat in Iran stood at 33,510 tons in the tenth month of the current Iranian calendar year (December 22, 2023-January 20, 2024), showing an 18 percent fall compared to the same month in the past year, Mehr news agency reported. As reported, beef and veal had the lion’s share in the country’s red meat output during the tenth month with 18,226 tons, followed by lamb and mutton with 11,881 tons, goat meat with 2,266 tons, and red meat from other livestock with 1,137 tons. Supply of red meat in the tenth month also fell nine percent from the ninth month. Iran is among the leading consumers of red meat in the West Asia region with lamb being the most sought after. However, the consumption per person is around a third of what is normally seen in ...
Source: Tehrantimes
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