Butchers are back in business after slaughterhouses reopened following a case of African swine fever. Photo: Dickson Lee

Business brisk despite up to 50 per cent jump in pork prices as Hong Kong butchers resume trade following African swine fever case

  • Price of fresh meat soars after butchers finally get supplies but customers appear willing to accept the extra expense
  • Cost of live pigs from mainland doubled as supplies for slaughtering on Sunday were only about quarter of normal level
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Butchers are back in business after slaughterhouses reopened following a case of African swine fever. Photo: Dickson Lee
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