Pork Profit Maximizer – Foodservice Edition Beef export update: US beef exports have declined compared to where they were during the summer but they still remain above year-ago levels. Total exports of fresh/frozen and cooked beef in October were 89,977 MT, 4.7% higher than a year ago. The value of US beef and veal exports […]
Pork Profit Maximizer – Retail Edition Pork export update: Total US pork exports in October were 169,176 MT, 1.1% higher than a year ago. The value of US pork exports in October was $448.7 million, 3% lower than last year. The data suggests that the tariff on US pork in Mexico has taken a toll on […]
National Pork Board President Steve Rommereim of Alcester, South Dakota highlights the work being done by the Pork Checkoff. From advancements in digital marketing to the response to African Swine Fever, Rommereim details the important issues of the day.
by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing Monthly Market Highlight Amid recent trade tensions with the U.S. and Mexico, the Mexican market remains U.S. pork’s top market by volume through September 2018. In response to the U.S. Section 232 steel and aluminium tariffs, Mexico increased duties on most U.S. pork from zero to 20 percent […]
U.S. pig farmers, the National Pork Board, the National Pork Producers Council and state pork associations kicked off the third annual Hams Across America campaign on November 27, 2018. The program’s goal is to highlight the many diverse product donations the pork industry makes throughout the year. On “Giving Tuesday,” the Iowa Pork Producers Association […]
The Pork Checkoff is focused on emerging technologies, including the use of digital marketing. National Pork Board CEO Bill Even outlines the efforts with artificial intelligence and its impact on the Pork Checkoff.
by Jose deJesus, Director of Multicultural Marketing When the National Pork Board embarked on this journey to learn as much as possible about pork consumers – Latinos included – through a comprehensive research project, I suspected the data would confirm what we have always known – mainly, that Hispanics’ affinity for pork is unparalleled. It […]
Pork Profit Maximizer – Retail Edition Inventories declined 5.6% compared to the previous month compared to an average drawdown of about 3.6% in the last five years. High prices for some products, especially beef and pork, appear to have encouraged users to draw down inventories rather than continue to pay inflated prices in the spot market. […]