Taylor, Elizabeth & Andrew Butt: Three charts on: Australia’s declining taste for beef and growing appetite for chicken

Elizabeth Taylor & Andrew Butt

Three charts on: Australia’s declining taste for beef and growing appetite for chicken‘, The Conversation, 9 June 2017

Just what it says on the tin. ‘Australians were once world champion beef-eaters but now you’re much more likely to find chicken than steak on Australian dinner tables.’ And there are implications:

As other countries take up Australia’s traditional fondness for meat, global as well as domestic forces continue to change the nature of farming and Australian rural landscapes. That, in turn, also affects the price and type of meat Australians consume.

For other charts in this series, Search our website under ‘charts’. See also this set on the incidence of cancer in Australia.

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