Turkey production up 46 percent in five years, Ecuador

Posted on December 19, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Economy, Ecuador

he turkey production in Ecuador has been an increase of 47% over the past five years. The director of the National Poultry Council (CONAVA), José Orellana, said that in 2006 turkey production was 5 081 metric tonnes (mt) and in 2010 reached 7 506 tonnes, ie a growth of 47% in this period. Statistics show that per capita consumption of turkey is 0.60 kilograms (kg) per person per year. Value less the consumption of chicken meat, which currently is 32 kg per person annually. Read Article

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