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Beyond Mexico: The Other Countries of Origin For US Hispanics Two-thirds of the U.S. Hispanic population is Mexican, so it’s no surprise that when retailers, packers and foodservice operators think about marketing to Hispanics, they often think of Mexican cuisine first. However, as we covered in our report Time to Tango: Latinos are Pork’s Future, the […]

African Swine Fever: An Emphasis on Prevention

I think first and foremost, being a part of the Secure Pork Supply plan is a huge part of that because it outlines a lot of the different things producers can do, including having a herd veterinary relationship or relationship with a state veterinarian and also incorporating enhanced bio-security into their day to day operations.

Insight to Action Newsletter

Three Ways to Draw Hispanic Families Compared to other demographics, Latinos are more likely to do their grocery shopping with others. According to Acosta’s The Why? Behind the Buy U.S. Hispanic Shopper Study, 79% of Hispanic shoppers shop with someone else when making routine grocery trips, compared to 59% of total U.S. shoppers. And while we […]

Pork 2040: The Producer Perspective

A new report from the Pork Checkoff evaluates the short-and-long-term protein needs facing China and how U.S. pork can position itself to meet that demand. Pork 2040 also considers the impact of African Swine Fever on the Chinese pork industry and the supply chain. North Carolina pig farmer Jan Archer offers a producer’s perspective on […]

Authenticity is Everything in Hispanic Cuisine

Authenticity is Everything in Hispanic Cuisine Authenticity holds a very special place in the heart of Hispanic cuisine. Recipes are often passed down from generation to generation, helping Hispanics stay connected to their heritage. In fact, our research found that 63% of Hispanics prefer foods from their culture or country of origin. From pork tamales […]