Europe

EU

EU

Europe is a major meat producer, and the EU accounts for over 16% of global meat production. However, the sector has suffered from the recent economic instability in the euro zone.For more information and the latest news related to the EU, click on the...

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Belgium

Belgium

Belgium is self-sufficient in beef and veal, and exports the rest of its production to the European market, headed by the Netherlands, France, Italy and Germany.For more information, statistics and the latest news related to Belgium, click on the map.

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Denmark

Denmark

Denmark exports around 90% of its pork production, mainly to the EU, and the industry accounts for almost half of the country’s agricultural exports.For more information, statistics and the latest news related to Denmark, click on the map.

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France

France

France has Europe’s largest population of beef cattle, with 25 different breeds raised solely for the production of meat.For more information, statistics and the latest news related to France, click on the map.

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Germany

Germany

Germany is one of the EU’s top meat producers. It is the European leader in pork production and exports, and produces around 17% of the continent’s beef, in second position after France.For more information, statistics and the latest news related to Germany,...

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Ireland

Ireland

Ireland is the world's 4th largest beef exporter and an important grass-fed lamb producer, with lamb exports worth €170m in 2010.For more information, statistics and the latest news related to Ireland, click on the map.

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Italy

Italy

Italy has seen meat production increase in the past few years, as many farmers have switched from dairy to beef production, leading to a 1.4% increase in red meat slaughterings in 2010. For more information, statistics and the latest news related to Italy,...

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Netherlands

Netherlands

Three quarters of all the meat produced in the Netherlands is destined to the export market. The country’s gross production value for the poultry, meat and eggs sector reached €5.5bn in 2009. For more information, statistics and the latest news related...

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Poland

Poland

Meat and fish represent almost 30% of the food and drink industry in Poland, and the country’s trade has largely benefited from its EU membership obtained in 2004. For more information, statistics and the latest news related to Poland, click on the map.

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Russia

Russia

The world’s seventh beef producer, Russia has seen its cattle flock decrease regularly for the past 20 years, and has been focusing more on pork and poultry production.For more information, statistics and the latest news related to Russia, click on the...

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Spain

Spain

Spain is a major player in the European meat sector. The country has focused a lot on intensive integrated production systems in recent years, improving its competitiveness.For more information, statistics and the latest news related to Spain, click on...

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Sweden

Sweden

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

The United Kindgom is a significant producer of red meat, particularly lamb and beef, with a predominantly grass-based production system.For more information, statistics and the latest news related to the United Kingdom, click on the map.

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Others

Others

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