Pork Profit Maximizer, April 17, 2017

FoodService Edition February export data shows robust growth but the pace of growth has slowed down in recent weeks. Pork exports in February (fresh/frozen/cooked) were reported at 151,798 MT, 15.4% higher than a year ago and the fourth consecutive month of double-digit growth. Mexico remains the most important market for US pork exports at this […]

Make Grilling Season Sizzle with Pork’s New Names

Now is the perfect time to put pork front and center in the meat case to give it a prime spot on the grill. The introduction of simplified pork cut names and proposed label changes by the National Pork Board and other industry partners aligns beautifully with grilling season and presents exciting opportunities to increase […]

Ham for Easter or every day

Ham is at the center of the Easter holiday table; learn more about this important holiday and its impact on the pork industry

Pork Summit 2017

The Culinary Institute of America’s Greystone Campus in St. Helena, CA was the backdrop for the seventhannual Pork Summit, held April 7 through April 9, 2017.

Pulled Pork Basics

Perfectly pulled pork is the answer. The answer to dinner, deliciousness, convenience, meal planning, and did we mention deliciousness? This is really as easy as it gets. Season your pork shoulder, place in the slow cooker on low for 6-8 hours, remove, shred and eat!

Pork Profit Maximizer, April 03, 2017

FoodService Edition Expanding pork supplies should help keep prices in check through 2017 and 2018 USDA released on Thursday, March 30, the results of its quarterly survey of US hog products. The latest report confirmed what many in the industry suspected, namely that US hog producers continue to expand and pork production in 2017 is […]

Revenue and Expenditures

During 2016, pork producers invested 40 cents for each $100 in value in hogs sold from January through December. The National Pork Board ended 2016 with revenues of $70.3 million, total spending of $74.4 million and a deficit of $4.1 million. The National Pork Board allocates Pork Checkoff funds according to producer priorities determined through […]