Italy’s poultry sector highlights positives in difficult year
Italy was the first European country to be hit by the novel coronavirus but, to date, its processing plants have escaped outbreaks.
The Italian poultry industry ended 2019 strong and with promise for 2020. Production, consumption and exports rose. No one could have predicted the impact COVID-19 would have once it hit the country in late January.
The difficulties that emerged in Italy have subsequently appeared in numerous countries around the world…