Substantial rise in red meat output

Financial Tribune – A total of 30,900 tons of red meat were produced in Iran during the month ending May 20 to register a 23% rise compared with the similar month of the year before.

The Statistical Center of Iran’s latest report shows beef accounted for 17,200 tons or 55.7% of the overall production, indicating a year-on-year increase of 29%.

Moreover, 11,000 tons of lamb (up 17% YOY), 2,100 tons of goat meat (up 17% YOY) and some 552 tons of meat from other types of livestock were produced during the one-month period, accounting for 35.7%, 6.8% and 1.8% of the total output respectively, SCI reported on its website.

The output witnessed a 41% month-on-month growth.