Hong Kong SAR Government: The supply of fresh and live food from the mainland to Hong Kong is stable, and the wholesale price of vegetables continues to fall
A spokesman for the Hong Kong SAR government said on March 7 that the supply of fresh and live food from the mainland to Hong Kong was stable on March 6, and the wholesale price of vegetables continued to fall, so there is no need for the public to purchase excessively.
According to the latest information, as of midnight on the 6th, the supply of vegetables arriving in Hong Kong by land and water was about 2,200 tons. Among them, about 669 tons of vegetables supplied to Hong Kong from the Mainland launched through the wholesale markets of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) and the Vegetable Marketing Organization. The average wholesale prices of cabbage and cabbage dropped to HK$6.1 and HK$5.7 per catty respectively yesterday. , the overall vegetable wholesale price has roughly fallen to the level on weekdays. For eggs, the wholesale market continued to supply stable and abundant eggs, with an average daily supply of 4 million eggs over the past week.
On the 6th, the volume of chilled pork supplied to Hong Kong from the mainland was about 116 tons, which was continuously higher than the usual level, and was about 2.2 times the supply volume of the mainland on weekdays. In terms of live pigs, after the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has been actively coordinating all aspects of the live pig supply chain for several days, the Sheung Shui Slaughterhouse can resume services today, and the Tsuen Wan Slaughterhouse will continue to provide slaughtering services according to its operation. Back to normal levels on March 8.
On the 6th, the volume of chilled poultry was about 140,000, which is about 70% of the supply in the mainland on weekdays, and about 8,700 live chickens were slaughtered locally, about 75% of the average daily supply last year.