A Cargill sign is seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai in November 2018. Photo: ReutersA Cargill sign is seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai in November 2018. Photo: Reuters
A Cargill sign is seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai in November 2018. Photo: Reuters

Cargill joins race for alternative protein with eye on China as health crisis boosts market for meat substitutes

  • The privately-owned US group plans to roll out four new meatless burger products for F&B outlets and retailers in the US from April
  • The African Swine Fever, Avian flu and coronavirus outbreak have given the market for plant-based protein a major boost

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Cargill sign is seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai in November 2018. Photo: ReutersA Cargill sign is seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai in November 2018. Photo: Reuters
A Cargill sign is seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai in November 2018. Photo: Reuters
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