The Philippine Star

MEAT PRO­CES­SORS ON IM­PACT OF ASF:

- Food Industry · Industries

Jerome Ong, vice pres­i­dent of the Philip­pine As­so­ci­a­tion of Meat Pro­ces­sors Inc., discusses the im­pact of the African Swine Fever scare to the P300-bil­lion meat pro­cess­ing in­dus­try at DZMM ra­dio’s Kon­syumer Atbp pro­gram with pro­gram co-host Trade Un­der­sec­re­tary Ruth Castelo. The meat pro­ces­sors group ex­pects to lose about P40 bil­lion in sales this hol­i­day sea­son as con­sumers con­tinue to avoid eat­ing pork prod­ucts and cer­tain ar­eas ban the en­try of such prod­ucts.

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