In the last month prices for the purchase of pork in live weight is growing by 3% a week. Reported by the Association of pig producers of Ukraine.
Consignments of live weight of pork now traded at 48,5-51 UAH/kg. With most of the farms offer a further purchase at a higher price 50 UAH/kg.
“Given the rise in prices of raw materials, some meat processors are forced to reduce procurement or temporarily stop processing, and use of stock balances products”, – stated in the message of Association of pig producers.
Earlier it was reported that the number of pigs in Ukraine has decreased to a five year low.