Philippines hopes to lift meat exports with new plants

on Friday, 23 September 2016. Posted in Latest News, News

meat 1474532 639x426Two new publicly funded meat processing facilities being built in the Philippines are due to be completed within the year, with the aim of helping to boost meat exports from the country, the country’s president has said.

Speaking at the Livestock Philippines 2015 Expo and Conference on Thursday, President Benigno Aquino III said the new £1.7m poultry dressing plant project in Bamban, Tarlac, and the new £2.1m slaughterhouse in Tanauan, Batangas, would help the country "maximise the benefits of our eligibility as a meat exporter".

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