Singapore explores sourcing chicken from Indonesia after Malaysia's export ban

A worker feeding chickens at a poultry farm in Sibreh, Aceh province on February 5, 2022. Indonesia has so far never sold chickens to Singapore. PHOTO: AFP
The SFA team is carrying out its inspection in regions in Indonesia with high potential to export chicken to Singapore. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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JAKARTA - Singapore is exploring the possibility of sourcing chicken from Indonesia after it faced disruption of supply from Malaysia due to an export ban.

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is working closely with the Indonesian authorities "to explore the accreditation of Indonesia as a potential source of chicken import", the agency said in a statement on Wednesday (June 15).

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