Pet Food News / Coronavirus and Pets
on July 30, 2020

COVID pandemic hits Nepal's churpi dog chew industry

Shipping issues paramount as demand continues but costs increase.

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) knows no boundaries as it cripples even businesses located high up in the Himalayas, where Nepali farmers turn milk from yaks (domesticated wild ox) into hard cheese called churpi and sold as nutritious dog chews all over the world.

Because of months-long lockdowns, production and shipment…

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