Pork production has decreased by 67% since the emergency began. Also, there has been a drastic drop in producer prices, reduced by 50%. The production dropped from 90,000 tons of meat per month to less than 30,000. The cost of production is between Bs 9 and Bs 10 per kilogram, but the market is only paying Bs 5. Most producers have chosen to sell directly to the consumer by phone orders, at Bs 15.