Lamb and mutton

In Sweden, 1.61 kg of lamb and mutton was consumed per person in 2019. Approximately 30 percent of this amount was produced in Sweden in 2019, which can be compared with about 60 percent in 1995. Imports come mainly from Ireland, the Netherlands and New Zealand. During 2018 and 2019, a reduction in imports was noted along with an increase in the Swedish share of consumption.


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Agenda 2030
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Lamb and mutton
EU-organic productCoreTechnical specification
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