Uruguay is one of the largest meat producers in the world.
Their cattle is raised in the open, under natural conditions with a mild climate, fertile ground and abundant water from its rivers and streams, ensuring the wellness of livestock. Almost 100 thousand people share the environment with the animals.
Furthermore, Uruguay is the second country in the world for beef consumption, with 53 kilos per person per year. It produces about 600.000 tons of beef a year, of which 150.000 for local consumption and 450.000 shipped abroad. Their meat is traded in over 80 countries and represents a quarter of merchandise exports from Uruguay.


IL magazine, Il Sole 24 Ore

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