1,000-ton meat feast for Wednesday

Sales of meat products for the holiday will total roughly NIS 20m., some 5% higher than they were last year, meat producers told the association.

Israelis are expected to eat about 1,000 tons of meat and poultry products in the form of 10 million servings of hamburgers, kebabs, steak, sausages, chicken and other foods this Yom Ha'atzma'ut, the Manufacturers Association of Israel said Monday. Sales of meat products for the holiday will total roughly NIS 20 million, some 5 percent higher than they were last year, meat producers told the association.