Sophie Pons
AFP Director for Morocco at AFP
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/ 23 December 2005

Czech carp competes for Christmas-table spot

Carp, the traditional Christmas meal in Central Europe, is facing fierce competition this year from newcomers such as salmon and poultry, according to worried Czech producers. Already facing pressure from poultry, carp prices have fallen by about 5% since last year, according to estimates from the biggest national carp producer.