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Despite North American Decline, Fresh Meat grows on a Global Level

November 8th, 2012
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Although global meat consumption grew by 2% in 2011, growth was divided.  Emerging regions such as Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific showed growth, while North America registered a decline in meat consumption. This decline was driven by health concerns and a growing awareness of environmental implications.  Despite the decline in North America, global consumption is expected to grow by 13% between 2011 and 2016.

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