Pork sales in Britain fall not only behind beef but other meats, too. In Asia it is the meat of choice. Photo: ShutterstockPork sales in Britain fall not only behind beef but other meats, too. In Asia it is the meat of choice. Photo: Shutterstock
Pork sales in Britain fall not only behind beef but other meats, too. In Asia it is the meat of choice. Photo: Shutterstock
Andrew Sun
Opinion

Opinion

Mouthing Off by Andrew Sun

What have Western diners got against pork, Asia’s favourite meat?

  • Beef may be the red meat of choice in much of the West but pork is more popular across Asia
  • In Chinese, the word for meat implies pork – evidence of just how common it is to eat it

Pork sales in Britain fall not only behind beef but other meats, too. In Asia it is the meat of choice. Photo: ShutterstockPork sales in Britain fall not only behind beef but other meats, too. In Asia it is the meat of choice. Photo: Shutterstock
Pork sales in Britain fall not only behind beef but other meats, too. In Asia it is the meat of choice. Photo: Shutterstock
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