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‘18 months of price pressure’ for poultrymeat markets

Chicken on a slaughterline

HALF A MILLION tonnes of poultrymeat is in freezer storage across Europe, prompting predictions that there will be price pressure on markets until the Autumn of 2021.

With coronavirus closing the foodservice sector, supply chains have been severely disrupted.

In the UK market, 20% of poultry consumption is “out-of-home”, and half of that is imported, according to Philip Wilkinson, an executive director at 2 Sisters and president-elect of A...

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