CATTLE CRUNCH SLOWS CHINA BEEF COMPANY EXPANSION

BY MARCAS GAO, IN TIANJIN



The chief of one of China's most ambitious beef processing companies has told globalmeatnews.com how his plans are being frustrated by a shortage of cattle, even as demand for beef surges in the country's urban centres.

Indeed, three ultra-modern processing plants operated by the Tianjin DawnRun Beef Group Co Ltd company in Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang and Jilin are operating at less than 50% capacity according to the company founder and chairman Lu Xiaosong. "A few years ago cattle were much easier ...


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