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Meat Prices Go Up in Dar Amid Falling Cattle Supply

11 December 2019

TANZANIA - Rising demand for meat, compounded by low cattle supplies, has pushed meat prices up in Dar es Salaam, with analysts projecting that a kilogramme of beef will cross the Sh10,000-mark during the festive season.

Basically, the commercial city has two types of meat retailers.

There are those traders who buy live cattle; slaughter them and retail the same in their butcheries.

Shops operated by these traders are retailing a kilogram of beef at Sh6,500.

The other category comprises of a majority of butchery operators in the commercial city dealing mainly with those who buy slaughtered meat at wholesale prices at the Vingunguti Abattoir.

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Source: AllAfrica.com

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