Rendering opens new doors for low-priced hides

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated June 30 2022 - 1:26am, first published June 22 2022 - 3:00am
SMOOTH OPERATOR: Rendering equipment in a processing plant.

LOW hide prices and disruptions in leather markets and supply chains have influenced Australia's beef industry to look for alternatives to sending hides to a tannery.

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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.