In light of the global spread of African swine fever (ASF) that could have a devastating effect on the pork industry, the National Pork Board has developed a toolkit with materials related to biosecurity and foreign animal diseases for the show pig industry. The many layers of biosecurity can be overwhelming. While education and training […]
Foodservice Trends Point to Pork’s Power Last week’s National Restaurant Association Show covered a wide variety of modern tastes and trends. Although pork didn’t make many headlines, a closer look at the show reveals some promising takeaways for our industry. Starting with the 2019 Food and Beverage (FABI) Awards presented at the show, innovative items featuring pork reflected what our Insight to Action data has found: multicultural is mainstream. […]
Weekly Pork Price Summary – Food Service Edition May 28, 2019 Pork production in April was estimated at 2.269 billion pounds, 5.9% higher than a year ago. But as with beef, the biggest reason for the increase in production is the extra slaughter day in April. When adjusted for the number of slaughter days, pork […]
Weekly Pork Price Summary – Retail Edition May 28, 2019 Prices expected to be higher in late 2019 and 2020 as meat supply growth slows down and a positive trade balance limits domestic supply availability. Red meat and poultry production was higher in April and combined with a cold/wet start to the grilling season it […]
Checkoff Distribution Report 04/30/2019 Monthly Statistics Report 04/30/2019
USDA has announced the implementation of an African Swine Fever surveillance plan. Dr. Dave Pyburn, who is the Pork Checkoff’s senior vice president of science and technology, outlines this new effort and what it means to pig farmers.
All About Dining Out: How America Eats Away from Home The past few months have been incredibly exciting for everyone here at the National Pork Board. We’ve been sharing findings, learnings and actions to be taken from our Dinner at Home in America report, and the information shared is already helping transform the pork world. The report […]