Vol 10 No 2 (2019)
Articles

Analysis and comparison of the asset situtation of the hungarian poultry and pork sector between 2005 and 2015

Published November 21, 2019
Andrea Gergely
University of Debrecen
Mónika Harangi-Rákos
University of Debrecen
Veronika Fenyves
University of Debrecen

Abstract

Meat has been playing an important role in the nutrition of humanity from the beginning of time; therefore meat is a fundamental foodstuff. Global population is steadily increasing and people consume more and more foodstuff with high added value including meat and dairy products. In context of meat production and consumption, poultry and pork sector are the major predominant sub-sectors not only nationally, but also internationally. Pork sector had a definite leading role until the end of 1990s. However, this trend has undergone changes and poultry sector is predicted to have this leading role, according to current trends. The aim of our research is to reveal and analize what impacts this structural change have on businesses in these sectors including their asset situations.