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Tyson Foods plans 50% increase in chicken output in Brazil

The US meat company Tyson Foods announced on Wednesday (May 16) that it wants to expand its chicken production in its top three foreign markets. Company executives say that by 2014 production in Brazil will grow by 50%. In China - where Tyson currently produces about two million birds per week – it will process up to three million a week. In India, the aim is to increase output by 60%.

For Mexico, there has been no change in forecasts, at 2.7 million chickens a week. According to Dow Jones, in the last fiscal year Tyson processed 42.3 million birds per week.

Information provided by Agencia Estado



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