Silver Fern Farms juggles processing as coronavirus disrupts Chinese ports

By Dan Brunskill | Fri, 31 Jan 2020


Exporters say they’re having to move quickly to deal with the novel coronavirus outbreak rattling their biggest market as customs clearance grinds to a halt with new border controls.Silver Fern Farms, the country’s biggest meat exporter, faced delays in getting its product to market due to congestion at ports and the extended Lunar New Year holiday, chief executive Simon Limmer said.“In the past 24 hours we have resolved some early challenges this placed around balancing cold storage and processing capacity and are back on track with our produc...