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The U.S. ranks 136th in mutton and goat consumption

14 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, mutton and goat meat consumption in the United States amounted to 0.48 kilograms per capita in 2005, which makes the United States rank one hundred and thirty-sixth out of one hundred and seventy four ranked countries. Mongolia ranks first, with per capita consumption at 39.51 kilograms.

The U.S. ranks 10th in meat exports

14 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States exported $847,533,000 worth of bovine (cow) meat, or 4% of the world total. That was enough to make the United States rank tenth in that category. Australia ranked first, exporting $3,563,707,000 worth of bovine meat, or 17% of the world total.

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The U.S. ranks 101st in mutton and goat

1 April 2009 2 comments

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Americans consume four kilocalories per person per day of mutton and goat meat, which makes the United States tied for one-hundred and first in that category with more than ten other countries. Mongolia ranks first, consuming 349 kilocalories per person per day.

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The U.S. ranks 25th in pork consumption

16 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2005 Americans consumed an average of 30 kilograms of pork, enough to make the United States tied for twenty-fifth in that category, with Belarus and Estonia. Austria ranked first, at 74 kilograms/person/year.

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The U.S. ranks 2nd in meat

14 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in 2004 the United States ranked second in meat production. China ranked first.

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The U.S. ranks 5th in meat consumption

20 December 2008 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, in 2002 the United States ranked fifth in per capita meat consumption, consuming 124.8 kilograms per capita. Denmark ranked first, consuming 145.9 kilograms per capita. The world average was 39.7 kilograms per capita.

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