Ghana Meat

Ghana Meat

Meat and fish are the major sources of protein in the West African country of Ghana. Most of the meat consumed in Ghana is imported with poultry being the most popular. Relatively small quantities of turkey and duck are eaten in Africa but consumption of chicken and hen is huge. The most widely consumed chicken products in Ghana are:

Also eaten in large volumes are:

  • Hen leg quarters (HLQ)
  • Whole hens
  • Jumbo hen legs

Ghanaians also import large quantities of beef cuts and lamb bones and offal.

The principle cuts are:

  • Beef feet
  • Smoked beef leg
  • Cow leg
  • Cow feet
  • Beef snouts
  • Beef lips
  • Lamb breast bones
  • Lamb neck bones
  • Lamb rib bones
  • Pig feet
  • Pork feet
  • Pork leg
  • Pork snout
  • Pig snout

Boyd International are leading importers of meat and poultry in Ghana. They ship full containers of beef, chicken, hens, lamb and fish from Europe, America and South America into Ghana. Using Tema Port to offload the food is then sent throughout Ghana to meat wholesalers, importers and coldstores. The main markets are in Accra, Tema, Kumasi, Tamale, Ashiaman, Takoradi, Koforidua and the Cape Coast.

To buy meat in Ghana, please contact Boyd International at trading@boydfood.com or call them on +44 1542 835885.

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