Butchers run off their feet - and it's not expected to ease

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated March 23 2020 - 8:40pm, first published March 20 2020 - 5:40am
BUSY DAYS: Carly McLean working in her family's butcher shop at St Anges, South Australia.

As butchers report they are now mincing higher value cuts like rump to keep up with astronomical demand, marketing experts and psychologists suggest empty red meat supermarket shelves are likely to be around for months.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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