USA, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence’s projected path may affect over 4,000 manufacturing and distribution facilities in the Carolinas and Georgia, potentially impacting multiple sectors’ suppliers.
Florence could greatly affect the pork and poultry supply chain. North Carolina is one of the top producers of chicken, turkey and hogs, according to government data. Packaged food suppliers, including Tyson Foods Inc. and Hormel Foods Corp., have over 300 facilities in the three states.