LOCAL pig producers are encouraging consumers to buy Australian pork – especially at Christmas.
Pork SA chairman Mark McLean urged people shopping for their Christmas hams to try and ensure they were buying Australian product.
“We want to get the message out about country of origin labelling and the importance of looking for at least 90 per cent Australian content,” he said.
“We appreciate people’s support and ask them to get some Aussie ham on the menu at Christmas time and some Aussie pork on the barbecue and we’ll do our bit by continuing to buy grain from local farmers.”
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