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China becomes main importer of Uruguayan and Argentine frozen beef

Friday, July 10th 2015 - 07:08 UTC
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China has become the largest importer of frozen Argentine beef, according to the latest data released by the Industry and Trade of Meat and Meat Produce Association (CICCRA). However these figures are far from neighboring Uruguay which in four months shipped to China almost 50.000 tons, that has become the country's leading market. Read full article


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  • CaptainSilver

    Crappy feedlot beef from RGlan.… .yum yum!

    Jul 10th, 2015 - 07:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    I'm surprised at Germany and Israel. I would have thought they would know better. All those growth hormones and other “veterinary” drugs. As for the rest, who cares? China hoping it will reduce their population. Birth defects would be good. Russia doesn't care what its peasants eat.

    And argies eat 60 kilos a year? No wonder they get fat. Not to worry. Red meat causes heart attacks!

    Jul 10th, 2015 - 10:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    We all know that the Chinese will eat any old shit.

    Further proof.

    Jul 10th, 2015 - 12:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    Go back to your soy burgers, Haters!

    Jul 10th, 2015 - 01:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @4. Isn't it the case that, 150 years ago, Vernet's little enterprise was selling fresh meat? Leg of argie. Shoulder of argie. Argie haunch. Oft disguised as seal meat. Perhaps argieland is looking in the wrong place for its “colonists”. Perhaps bits of argies were exported on passing vessels. Any records that Vernet meat tasted suspiciously like pork? Could you tell after whatever it was was salted?

    Jul 10th, 2015 - 01:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Argentine frozen beef tastes like what is served in USA school lunch hamburgers. I think we used to buy PATY burgers.
    Hamburgers in Argentina are gross. They don't know how to make good one.

    Jul 10th, 2015 - 02:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    @6 Yes the hamburgers here suck, but the meat is still good.

    Although I don't eat much ground beef.
    I prefer Vacio, Lomo o Costilla's. which is increasingly out of the average Argentines budget.

    Jul 10th, 2015 - 03:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Yeah I could never understand why I couldn't get a good burger. In the USA you take good cuts of beef and grind it to make the burger. The weird frozen stuff in Arg has a tang and off putting texture I could never get past.

    I was super disappointed with the beef I got last time I was there. I went to all of my old favorites but it just wasn't the same as it used to be. You can get better grass fed in the USA whether you want to believe that or not is up to you.

    Jul 10th, 2015 - 04:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    British Beef...

    Jul 10th, 2015 - 06:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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