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In pictures: The Falklands economy
Meat market

With wool dominating for so long, commercial meat production only started aside from a short-lived project in the 1950s in 2002, with government funding.

The Falkland Islands Meat Company, headed by ex-farmer and 1982 navy veteran John Ferguson, has been increasing exports to the UK and Europe each year but is not yet profitable.

"We are not just starting a meat plant, we are starting a whole meat industry," says John.

The move has been a huge culture change for farmers, he adds.

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