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Pakistan Daal Consumption Declines Sharply, Meat Consumption Rises

By RIAZ HAQ: Pakistan’s per capita daal (pulse, lintel) consumption has sharply declined to about 7 kg/person from about 15 Kg/person in 2000, according to data released by Food and Agriculture Organization and reported in Pakistani media. Meat has replaced Daal as the main source of protein with per capita meat consumption rising from 11.7 kg in 2000 to 32 kg in 2016. It is projected to rise to 47 kg by 2020, according to a paper published in the Korean Journal of Food Science of Animal Resources. Rising Incomes:Read More