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Business & Markets / Consumer Trends / Latin America
on December 4, 2020

Poultry meat consumption in Argentina equals that of beef

For the first time, chicken consumption reached the level of beef consumption in the Latin American country. Both are in the 50 kilos per capita, some of the higher figures in the region.

Even though 2020 has been a year full of challenges for Argentinian poultry farmers, there is some good news. For the first time, the per capita consumption of poultry meat reached that of beef: 50 kilos (110.2 pounds) per person per year. 

With this figure, Argentina ranks second in chicken…

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