Economy, Domestic Economy

Rise in Red Meat Production

Rise in Red Meat ProductionRise in Red Meat Production

Iran’s red meat production has increased from 755,000 tons in March 2013-14 to 815,000 tons in the fiscal 2016-17, indicating a 7.9% rise over the four-year period.

Red meat production stood at 785,000 and 806,000 tons during the fiscal March 2014-15 and March 2015-16 respectively, IRNA reported citing data from the Ministry of Agriculture.

According to the Association of Cattle Breeders, red meat consumption in Iran is about 880,000 tons per year.

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