Spain: consumption in general and meat in particular is reduced


According to the report on food consumption at home, prepared by the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, between October 2021 and October 2022 sales fell by 8.8% in volume and 2.5% in turnover.

Posted on Jan 16 ,01:00

Spain: consumption in general and meat in particular is reduced

While pasta and legumes suffer falls of 1.4% and 2.2% respectively, the consumption of meat and fish products has plummeted, with falls close to 15%. In the case of meat, sales have fallen on average by 12.4%.

All meat segments decreased, frozen meat lost 19.2% of the volume, processed meat did so by 8.6% and the type of fresh meat accumulated a decrease of 13.6%. Within the fresh meat segment, there was a decline for the purchase of sheep/goats (24.7%), while beef and rabbit meat exceeded a negative 15.0% variation. Fresh chicken and pork meats are the ones to withstand the decline with declines of 13.8% and 10.0% respectively.

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