At the time when the United States has a warning about a possible deficiency of animal protein due to the closure of more than 20 meat and poultry processing plants because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some Brazilian companies have taken advantage of the situation to say they are ready to cover that demand.
Rubén Martínez, CEO of Avícola Rujamar, said that despite the fact that most consumers are not worried about animal welfare in Spain, he still believes it is an opportunity to generate revenue in the marketplace.
Mexico announced modifications were made to the sanitary norms and regulations related to eggs and their products to allow the producers, importers and marketers of table eggs to wash them before they reach the consumer.
Peru surpassed Argentina, which in 2016 had the largest per capita consumption of chicken meat. Most of the Latin American countries had increases in their consumption, but Venezuela had the biggest drop.