According to projections from National Institute for Agribusiness Technology, INTA, Argentinean chicken meat and eggs exports must double over the next 10 years to reach US$840 million.


The institute estimates that in the period the chicken meat exports will grow to 630,000 tons from 290,000 currently, while consumption per capita will grow 60%, from 32 kg to 52 kg annually. In 2010, Argentinean chicken meat and eggs production grew 6.3% and 4%, respectively, while the consumption reached 34.4 kg of meat and 218 eggs per capita.