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GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Developing Countries Main Drivers in Chicken Consumption

  • 16 Feb 09:02

Global poultry meat consumption is rising, and so is consumption in the Americas, with white breast meat preferred by the higher-income consumers, writes poultry industry analyst Terry Evans. The Americas accounted for almost 842 million or 14 per cent of the global human population in 2000. Since then, although numbers have grown to 991 million in 2015, the region’s share of the total has slipped to 13.5 per cent (Table 9). Looking further ahead the population of this region is expected to grow by 0.8 per cent per year to 2030. However, the global total is forecast to expand by a shade under 1 per cent per year, hence the Americas as a proportion of. Read more...