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Supply crisis: How avian flu hit outdoor equipment businesses

What happens when the product your business relies upon suffers a sudden drop in supply? 20 March 2016 That’s exactly what happened when avian flu wiped out a huge chunk in the world’s supply of goose down feathers in 2013. During this time, PHD, a small firm in Harrogate that produces high-end jackets and sleeping bags for expedition climbers thanked the …