Pork Profit Maximizer, Aug. 21, 2017

Retail Edition

Hog futures remain particularly volatile on weak cash hog and pork cutout value.  Belly prices down sharply as retail prices catch up with record wholesale values in July.

Pork Profit Maximizer, August 21, 2017

FoodService Edition Hog futures remain particularly volatile on weak cash hog and pork cutout value. Belly prices down sharply as retail prices catch up with record wholesale values in July. Hog futures started last week on a very firm footing as market expectations were buoyed by reports of lower than expected pork production and very […]

Pork Profit Maximizer, Aug. 7, 2017

Retail Edition

Exports of fresh/frozen and cooked pork in June were higher than a year ago, with Mexico demand offsetting the year over year decline in shipmen

Pork Profit Maximizer, August 07, 2017

FoodService Edition Exports of fresh/frozen and cooked pork in June were higher than a year ago, with Mexico demand offsetting the y/y decline in shipments to China. Despite higher pork prices in June, overall exports continued to advance. The rate of growth has predictably slowed down but we expect overall exports to continue to expand for the remainder of the year.