A butcher cuts pork meat at a market in Beijing. China’s per capita pork consumption of 30kg last year was on par with South Korea. Photo: AFP

The world’s biggest pork eaters are developing a palate for beef and other substitutes

  • China’s pork consumption peaked in 2014 at 42.5 million tonnes
  • Chinese customers’ spending on healthy meals rose 158 per cent last year, according to data from online delivery provider Meituan Dianping
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A butcher cuts pork meat at a market in Beijing. China’s per capita pork consumption of 30kg last year was on par with South Korea. Photo: AFP
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