Norwegian Pig Production Trotting Along Nicely

by 5m Editor
31 March 2008, at 11:15am

NORWAY - Last year 297 000 tonnes of meat from domestic animal production were approved for the market in Norway. According to Statistics Norway this accounts to an increase of 4 000 tonnes from the year before.

Pork accounted for 40 per cent of the total meat production in 2007, while beef and poultry accounted for 29 and 24 per cent respectively. Compared with 2006, the quantities of pork and poultry increased, while the quantity of beef and mutton declined.

From 2006 to 2007, the production of meat from poultry increased by 12 per cent. Since 1997, the production has more than doubled, from 33 400 tonnes in 1997 to 70 000 tonnes in 2007.

Poultry, Butchered. 1997-2006. Tonnes

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