Czech meat production hits record-low

Meat production in Czechia fell by 2.6 percent to 435,908 tonnes last year, and is at its lowest level since at least 2000, according to data published by the Czech Statistics Office on Thursday.

Year-on-year, pork production dropped by 5.2 percent to 197,859 tonnes and poultry production fell by 1.3 percent to 167,687 tonnes. Only beef production slightly increased, reaching 70,230 tonnes.

Since the year 2000, pork production has fallen by 50 percent, beef by one third and poultry by 15 percent.

Author: Ruth Fraňková