Spend more than five minutes in Peru and you’ll know just how much they love their chicken in those parts just by looking at how many chicken spitroast restaurants, chicken recipes and all things chickeny there are on offer. The depth of Peru’s love affair with munching chicken was underlined by news this morning of record chicken production in Peru in 2010 of 509 million birds (that’s 17 chickens per manperuvian, womanperuvian and childperuvian per year, or if you like a quarter chicken per person every five days). As for the development of the market, here’s what your humble scribe found today when visiting the aviculture chamber of commerce (APAVIC) website this morning.
You want growth? Yeah sure, here’s some growth for you. Breast or thigh, sir?