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Fresh Food Supply & Consumption

Supply Figures

Livestock / Poultry | Marine / Freshwater Fish | Vegetables / Eggs

Average Wholesale Prices

Livestock / Poultry | Marine / Freshwater Fish | Vegetables / Eggs


 

Supply of major fresh food - reference figures (18/9/2018)

 

Supply of livestock and poultry today


Supply of livestock and poultry
 
Live pig*
Live cattle*
Live chicken#
 
(head)
(head)
(bird)
Mainland
1,188
0
0 (0^)
Local
157
-
14,050 (154^)
Total supply
1,345
0
14,050 (154^)

* Live pig and cattle figures supplied by Food and Environmental Hygiene Department. Figures refer to the total stock intake at slaughterhouses yesterday, supplying today's market demand. 

# Live chicken figures refer to the total stock intake at the Government Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market yesterday, supplying today's market demand.

Number of chickens stored at Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market as at 09:00 a.m. today.

Supply of marine fish today

 
Total throughput of the 7 markets of the Fish Marketing Organization (FMO) yesterday:
1,534 picul

Supply of freshwater fish today                                      

Total supply of the Government Cheung Sha Wan and Western Wholesale Food Markets and the private Yuen Long Freshwater Fish Market yesterday:
2,051 picul

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Supply of vegetables - Vegetable Marketing Organization (VMO) and the Government Wholesale Markets yesterday@

 

Supply of vegetables
 
(Picul)
VMO*
1,916
Government wholesale markets #
1,917

 * Total throughput of the VMO Cheung Sha Wan Wholesale Vegetable Market yesterday.

# Total vegetable intake at the Government Cheung Sha Wan and Western Wholesale Food Markets and the North District Temporary Market for Agricultural Products.

@ Account for about 39% of market share.


Supply of Eggs - Government Wholesale Markets @

Total egg intake of the Government Cheung Sha Wan and Western Wholesale Markets yesterday
 
 
2,580,000 nos.

@ Account for about 50% of market share.

  

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Wholesale prices of major fresh food (average reference figures)  (18/9/2018)

 
 

Livestock

 
 
  
Livestock
 
($ / Picul)
(This morning)
Live pig*
1,921
Live cattle#
No supply today

* Weighted average transaction price for live pig provided by slaughterhouses.
# Average transaction price for live cattle provided by Ng Fung Hong.  
 
 

Poultry

 
 

Poultry
 
Live chicken#
 
($ / Catty)
 
(This morning)
Mainland
-
Local
23.3

 # Weighted average wholesale price provided by major wholesalers at the Government Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market. 


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Marine fish


Marine fish
Type
$ / Catty*
Type
$ / Catty*
 
(This morning)
 
(This morning)
Golden thread
52
Breams

58

Horse head

38

Hairtail
38
Yellow croaker

35

Mackerel

50

Big eyes
69
Croakers

15

Scads

15

Filefish

35

* Average wholesale prices provided by major wholesalers at the Fish Marketing Organization Cheung Sha Wan Fish Market.

 

Freshwater fish#


Freshwater fish
Type
$ / Catty #
 
(This morning)
Grass carp
17.4
Big head
17.4
Mud carp
19.5

# Average wholesale prices provided by major wholesalers at the Government Cheung Sha Wan and Western Wholesale Food Markets.

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Vegetables


Vegetables
Type
$ / Catty *
Type
$ / Catty *
 
(This Morning)
 
(This Morning)
Flowering Cabbage

9.6

Yard-long bean, white

9.7

White Cabbage

8.2

Broccoli

11.4

Chinese Lettuce

7.8

Green Cabbage

8.0

Water Spinach

4.6

Tomato

7.8

Chinese Kale

10.2

Chinese Spinach

9.6

European Celery

8.9

 

Potato

4.6

 

Spinach

9.7

   

  * Weighted average wholesale prices of average to higher quality vegetables (account for 50% of transaction volume) at the Vegetable Marketing Organization Cheung Sha Wan Wholesale Vegetable Market. 


Eggs


Eggs
 
($ / Egg)#
 
(This Morning)
Brown-shelled egg (medium) Mainland
0.78
Grade II brown-shelled egg Germany (360/box)
-
Brown-shelled egg (medium) USA
0.77

# Average wholesale prices provided by major wholesalers of the Government Cheung Sha Wan and Western Wholesale Food Markets.

 

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Last Review Date : 18 September 2018