Hogs: Live animal and pork prices up in September
With stable demand and a lower supply of live hogs, pork prices have remained high. UP to September 19, hog prices rose by 6.4% in Western Santa Catarina, 1.9% in Belo Horizonte and 9.3% in the SP-5 (Bragança Paulista Campinas, Piracicaba, São Paulo and Sorocaba). On the meat market, regular hog carcasses gained by 8.2% in September, on the wholesale market i São Paulo, to R$ 5.47 a kilo on Thursday, September 19, up by 29.3% year on year.
For special hog carcasses, also on the wholesale market in Greater São Paulo, the increase was 7.7% year on year, and 26.6% on August 19, at an average of R$ 5.66 / kg. Fresh pork exports have contributed to the rises on the domestic market.
Information provided by Cepea