Some timely perspective: Australian beef in a global protein context

Ben Thomas addresses the BeefEx 2016 conference on the Gold Coast. How big a deal is Australian beef production on the world stage? Compared to total world protein supply, Australian grassfed and grainfed beef production accounts for less than half of one percent, as the above image graphically illustrates. “Needless to say we are a very, very, very small piece of the puzzle,” MLA chief economist Ben Thomas told last week’s BeefEx feedlot industry conference at the Gold Coast. So we are pretty small global players. What does that mean for our future? Mr Thomas’ message was that Australia should capitalise…

Source: Beef Central
Some timely perspective: Australian beef in a global protein context