Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please "contact us" to request a format other than those available.
Thursday, February 23, 2006
Stocks of frozen and chilled meats
Total frozen and chilled red meat in cold storage at the opening of the first business day of February amounted to 101 447 metric tonnes, up 5% from 96 503 tonnes in January and up 11% from 91 077 tonnes in February last year. Stocks of frozen poultry meat in cold storage on February 1 totalled 59 713 metric tonnes, up 20% from a year ago.
Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 3423.
The publication Stocks of Frozen and Chilled Meats (23-009-XIE, free) is now available online. From the Our products and services page, choose Free Publications, then Agriculture.
Due to a change in operational requirements, Statistics Canada will release the publication Stocks of Frozen and Chilled Meat on a quarterly basis, starting on April 1.
For general information, call 1-800-465-1991. To enquire about the concepts, methods and data quality of this release, contact Barbara McLaughlin (902-893-7251; firstname.lastname@example.org), Agriculture Division.