Dairy resilient as covid-19 decimates other sectors

By Rebecca Howard | Mon, 23 Mar 2020


Markets are getting roiled and fear is riding high but one sector seems to be weathering the covid-19 storm so far: dairy.“To date, dairy processing and exporting has not experienced any significant disruption as a result of coronavirus. While there was some slowing of logistics into the China market during February, supply chains have remained open,” Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand executive director Kimberly Crewther told BusinessDesk. Her comments were backed up this week by Fonterra Cooperative Group and Synlait Milk.“We are...