- London, UK
Yeah, but according to some other reports that I've read, which were more related to social attitudes towards leather, not that many people know that it is a by-product. A lot of people avoid leather and go for vegan alternatives because they think animals are killed specifically for leather.
Here is the Baltics eating goat mean is basically unheard of. Maybe in very poor rural farms.
That's very true, awareness of this aspect varies. And probably with goat not being more common across Europe, it's precisely because it's a much less commonly eaten meat here.
TBH, it doesn't surprise me that a lot of people aren't aware of the by-product thing; even in a country as small as England, I'm told there are kids in cities here who have no real idea where meat comes from, or who have never seen a cow in real life. Which blows my mind, having grown up in the countryside in Ireland, but...