Global lentil exports in 2020 jumped from $1 billion to $2.6 billion compared to the year before. Canada and Australia led the surge, accounting for more than three-fourths of the exports. Lentil exports peaked at $2.7 billion in 2015 but drifted lower through 2019, primarily due to reduced shipments from Canada to India and Turkey and from the United States to Canada and India.
FAS/Canada projects moderate growth in chicken meat production in 2022, following a robust recovery in 2021 prompted by stronger than anticipated sales through the retail channel and quick-service restaurants.
Since 2013, total meat consumption in Venezuela has declined 69.1 percent. However, a relatively better economic climate since 2019 has helped stabilized beef production and led to a significant recovery in chicken production.