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Kuching PFA’s success a model to replicate
John Teo | 12 Jan 2018 00:30

A BREAKTHROUGH more than two decades in the making for food exports from Sarawak came last Nov 15, with the shipment of live pigs to Singapore using a specialised container ship. The shipment by Green Breeder Sdn Bhd originated from the integrated Pig Farming Area (PFA) at Pasir Puteh in Simunjan, off the Kuching-Bandar Sri Aman road.

The same company has been exporting 90 metric tonnes of frozen pork on a monthly basis since February 2015 under its “Borneo Pork” premium branding.

At the official send-off of the first live pig shipment, Green Breeder director Dr Ng Siew Thiam said: “For this first batch, we are sending 350 live pigs and subsequently 200 per day.