|Whopping 300 tonnes of chilled WA lamb to be flown to Middle East
Around 300 tonnes of chilled lamb from Western Australia will be flown to the Middle East during the next eight weeks under the IFAM. The Middle East is Australia’s biggest air freight lamb and mutton customer, buying nearly all of the 62,223 tonnes flown to international markets last year.
WA abattoir secures flights for fresh lamb
Based in Tammin 180 kilometres east of Perth, Great Eastern Abattoir has secured IFAM flights to send fresh lamb to the Middle East. It’s the first time in about three months that the company has been able to air freight product out of Perth. Jacques Davis, Director, says the IFAM flights mean he can continue production and save the jobs of 45 staff.
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