Spanish beef will now be available for Filipinos to enjoy after the Department of Agriculture allowed its importation after three years of negotiation.
Bureau of Animal Industry director Ronnie Domingo confirmed in a text message to the Inquirer that Agriculture Secretary William Dar signed a department order last May 4 accrediting the government of Spain to export beef in the Philippines.
This will allow the European country to compete with other beef exporters to the country, including the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Japan.
Unlike other beef variants known for their tenderness and high fat content, Spanish beef is known for its firmness.
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