Brazil and World
Chicken and pork: costs continue to rise in Brazil
The production of pork and chicken in Brazil is more expensive. In April, according to the Embrapa Poultry and Pork Intelligence Center, costs soared. For broiler chicken producers in ParanŠ, for example, production was 13.2% higher in the year to April. For pork in Santa Catarina state, there was an increase of 9.8% in the first four months of the year.
The cost of chicken production has been growing uninterrupted since July 2019, mainly impacted by spending on animal nutrition. In April, the cost rose 6.4%. The production of pork has increased in cost since October last year, closing April with an increase of 3.5%.