Acorn Squash Recipes

Acorn Squash Recipes are Better with Pork Nothing screams fall quite like acorn squash recipes. Acorn squash is high in vitamins A, B6, and C, folate, magnesium, fiber, riboflavin, phosphorus, and potassium. That’s a serious nutritional power-packed veggie. What better way to pair your tasty veggies other than with protein-packed, lean ground pork? There are […]

Unpacking the Packing Process

I had the opportunity to head to Windom, Minnesota to take a tour of the pig processing plant located there. It was a great chance to take a look behind the scenes of Comfrey Farm Prime Pork and experience such an important process in the pork industry. A whole new world This was an entirely […]

Chile: A Promising Market for U.S. Pork

Monthly Market Highlight In the past decade, Chile has become a growing destination for not only pork but many U.S. goods. The United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement has helped open and develop markets between the two countries since its adoption in 2004. After the elimination of all tariffs in 2015, exports to Chile have grown […]

Asian Odyssey: Trade Mission Shows Checkoff at Work

By Darcy Maulsby Ever heard of Macau? Located on the south coast of China, across from Hong Kong, it’s a tourist destination with premier casinos and upscale restaurants that offer outstanding opportunities to showcase U.S. pork to consumers worldwide. This left a lasting impression on the Pork Checkoff’s International Marketing Committee members who participated in […]

What It Really Means to Elevate International Marketing

By Craig Morris For the first time ever, the National Pork Board tagged international marketing as an organizational goal in 2018. The mandate was straightforward: Elevate international marketing, which is key to the U.S. pork industry’s continued success. After a record-setting 2017, the push was on to keep the trajectory going and to set new […]