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 time. Exports to Mexico in February were 53,067 MT, 10,656 MT (+25%) higher than a year ago and accounting for half of the overall growth in US pork exports for the month.