Taiwanese industry promotes pork
The National Animal Industry Foundation of Taiwan has
kicked off a series of events to promote pork consumption.
The first event was held last Sunday in Kaohsiung County - here, the people
were invited to sample pork delicacies.
Altogether, the foundation has organised 10 promotional events to
be staged around the country, the first of which was held in the southern
county. Several central and local government officials
During the event, the foundation chairman Huang
Chin-rong and a Council of Agriculture official, Lee Chin-chun, called on
consumers to purchase pork products carrying the CAS label at meats products
About 1,000 people, divided into
30 teams, joined forces to prepare a wide range of pork recipes, including baked
sausages and meats, salted pork, smoked bacon and roasted suckling
At present, the annual average pig trading price is between New
Taiwan $4,300-$4,500 (€98-102) per 100 kilogrammes.
This is lower
than last year's $5,000 (€114), and lower than the cost of production, which is
$4,800-5,000 per 100 kilogrammes (also about €114).
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