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Global poultry production to reach 137m tonnes in 2020

In 2019, the global poultry market increased by 6% to $231.5bn, rising for the third consecutive year after two years of decline.

The market value increased at an average annual rate of +4.4% from 2009 to 2019. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of 11% year-on-year. Global consumption peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

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Coconut oil production threatens five times more species than palm oil - new findings
Coconut oil production threatens five times more species than palm oil - new findings

Born in the Netherlands and brought up in Germany, it wasn't until I was 21 that I met my first coconut. It was on a beach in Thailand where I ended up during a one-year sojourn away from home, trying to grow up. With nothing better to do, I picked up a husky fruit lying in the sand, and spent the next few hours trying to open it with my bare hands. A few scratches and broken fingernails later, I managed to get to the nut's core.

By Erik Meijaard 7 Jul 2020

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