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Costs in Dutch pork chain clarified by consumer euro

Researchers have calculated the cost distribution in the Dutch pork supply chain and concluded that the producer finally earns only 6% of the market price of fresh pork. This represents a huge gap between the off farm and retail price. Not only the supermarkets are responsible for this, as many often believe.


This article can also be found in Pig Progress Volume 20 number 10. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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