Comment by Qin Yinglin, founder and owner of pig farming giant Muyuan Foods. A combination of last year’s swine flu and the coronavirus have seen pork prices surge leading to an 863% rise in Muyuan’s profit in the first quarter, according to the Financial Times. The Hurun Report estimates his net worth at $22 billion “making him the world’s richest farmer” (for our first mention of Muyuan, see WiC496).
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