Browsing: Beef production

  • Between 10 per cent and 15 per cent of all beef, pig, chicken, and milk consumed in Africa will be imported by 2030 or 2050
  • some 14 million tonnes of various meats were produced in 2014, with South Africa accounting for 20 per cent of the total or 2.6 million tonnes
  • The overall volume of meat produced increased by 2.4 per cent the year between 2013 and 2018

Africa accounts for only 5 per cent of the world’s cattle, sheep, chicken, pork and goat meat.

Statistics show that some 14 million tonnes of various meats were produced in 2014, with South Africa accounting for 20 per cent of the total or 2.6 million tonnes. Egypt rounded out the top five with a tenth of a percentage point.

It is estimated that between 10 per cent and 15 per cent of all beef, pig, chicken, and milk consumed in Africa …