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Industry News & Trends / Oceania
on June 30, 2022

CO2 shortage threatens New Zealand chicken supplies

Plans are in progress to reduce production of some chicken products, according to the country’s leading poultry meat producer.

New Zealand’s top poultry company, Tegel Foods, says shortages of some of its products are in prospect.

According to Stuff, the firm issued this warning as it faces reduced supplies of carbon dioxide (CO2). The gas is used to prolong the shelf life of chicken meat in New Zealand…

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