Agricultural companies in China hit hard by the swine fever epidemic are diversifying into raising chickens and ducks to ride out the crisis. Photo: AFP

China’s largest agricultural companies turn swine fever epidemic into growth opportunity while small farms perish

  • Hong Kong-listed CP Pokphand, one of the top players in China, has raised output of poultry and aqua feed as demand for swine feed falls on the back a decline in the country’s hog population
  • Fitch says there is a growing trend among Chinese animal feed and protein producers to diversify their product mix and extend their value chain as they look to ride out the swine fever epidemic
Topic |   China pork crisis

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Agricultural companies in China hit hard by the swine fever epidemic are diversifying into raising chickens and ducks to ride out the crisis. Photo: AFP
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