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Spain: The European beef sector strengthens commercial ties in Portugal

Published Oct 4, 2022

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The Spanish Beef Interprofessional Organization (Provacuno) has held a meeting in Porto with important Spanish export companies and importers from the world of meat in Portugal.

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The objective of the meeting was to further strengthen trade relations between the two countries, as well as to highlight all the points they have in common: a similar culture and gastronomy, a passion for quality food and support for the European Production Model. , which defends the maximum guarantees of traceability and food safety for the benefit of consumers, animal welfare and absolute respect for the environment. Javier López, director of Provacuno, has highlighted the interest of both parties to intensify commercial ties, since Portugal, as is also the case in Spain, is characterized by having great roots in livestock. "However, our neighboring country is short of beef production and needs to import it to meet its domestic demand," he stressed. In this sense, it should be noted that Spain is the leading exporter of Beef to Portugal. Meanwhile, Portugal is the main destination for beef from Spain, with a share that accounts for 32% of total exports. “We share culture, ...
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