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Pig Production on Malta

by 5m Editor
10 February 2009, at 8:39am

MALTA - There are 157 pig farms with a pig count of 81,841, according to a report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.

Of the total, 144 farms (77,317 pigs) are on the island of Malta, with the remaining 13 farms (4,524 pigs) on the neighbouring islands of Gozo and Comino.

The report, Malta - Exporter Guide - Road Map to Malta 2009 adds that the Republic of Malta is a small, densely populated island nation situated in the Mediterranean Sea. The country's official languages are Maltese and English, although there are strong historical ties to Italian due to the proximity to Italy. Malta gained its independence from Britain in 1964 and joined the European Union on 1 May 2004. Malta adopted the Euro on 1 January 2008.

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.