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Poultry is set to become world’s most consumed protein

  • 29 Apr 10:13

Poultry is set to become the world’s most consumed meat protein in 2019 as African swine fever spreads in pig herds across China. Delegates at the recent International Poultry Council (IPC) meeting heard how total world production of pork will decline in 2019 with poultry in position to wrest the crown from pork as the world’s most consumed meat protein. The upheaval in meat proteins is being driven by African swine fever (ASF) in pig herds in 3 continents and 15 countries. Production losses in 2019 are expected to amount to 14% of the world’s pork supply but may continue to move higher. “Hog losses in China due to ASF will trigger big. Read more...