Canada gets Full beef access to Jamaican Market

September 8, 2014

Eleven years after the border closed to Canadian beef, Canada can once again export beef and beef products to Jamaica, effective immediately.

Canada Beef estimates that the Jamaican market for Canadian beef is worth roughly $4.5 million, or 1.5 million pounds of beef.

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Sask. cattle producers start to make money as beef prices soar

The cost of buying beef is on the rise, but the CEO of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA), said there are some positive things happening in the industry here in Saskatchewan.

“Beef prices are up, higher than they’ve been in recent years, and there’s a few reasons for that. Largely it’s supply and demand. Producers are now at a point where they’re finally making some money producing beef,” Craig Douglas said.

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