By Megan Pellegrini, contributing writer
The veal and lamb industries are reaching out to younger consumers with more affordable, flavorful cuts.
|Annual Lamb and Mutton Forecasts|
|Production (millions lbs.)||195||187||185||181||179|
|Per capita disappearance* (retail lb.)||1.1||1.1||1.1||1.1||1.1|
|Lamb and Mutton imports (millions lbs.)||180||180||190||198||198|
|*Per capita meat consumption data are revised, incorporating a new population series from the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis based on the 2000 Census. |
Source: World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates and Supporting Materials Published in Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook, www.ers.usda.gov/publications/ldp