Denmark: bigger gap in pork prices
The two leading pigmeat companies in Denmark, Danish Crown and Tican, had
serious problems with bridging the German-Danish pigmeat price gap in
According to a report from LandbrugsAvisen, quoting figures from the Danish
Meat Association, the annual price difference in 2006 peaked at a record high of
€0.10 per kilogramme.
finisher producers with an annual production of 10,000 animals, the price
difference would add up to an income reduction of over €67,000 on a yearly
Traditionally lower salaries for slaughter house workers in
Germany are to blame, according to Bent Lassen, Chairman of Danske Slagterier
However, he also mentioned that price differences in 2006 were
also influenced by market supplies.
â€¢ Danske Slagterier
â€¢ Danish Crown
â€¢ Danish Meat Association
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