Pork Export Figures Updated

South Korea is a bright spot in the pork export situation, but the difficult trade environment with China has offset those gains. National Pork Board vice president of international marketing Craig Morris offers insight into the latest export figures and opportunities for growth.

Could Potstickers Save the Day and Solve the 2040 Protein Shortage?

By Craig Morris, Vice President of International Marketing I recently attended the Future of Food Tech Summit in Brooklyn, New York. The meeting was geared towards new food companies, many of which are focusing on alternative—plant based or cellular—proteins. Admittedly, for a died-in-the-wool meat guy who grew up in the industry, parts of the meeting […]

Summer means ribs and pork chops on the grill for Hispanics and African Americans

With the summer and related outdoor activities in full swing, one thing is clear: consumers are out grilling pork. Especially Hispanic and African American consumers. A new research study conducted by the National Pork Board shows that Latinos and African Americans enjoy eating ribs and pork chops during grilling season. In fact, the study shows […]

Hogs and Pigs Report July 2018

“Wow” was how one analyst described the latest USDA Hogs and Pigs Report. The Pork Checkoff hosted a media call with analysts Steve Meyer, Joe Kerns, Lee Schulz and Ron Plain. In this edition of Pork Pod, get their perspective on the numbers and its impact on the hog market.

Dietician’s Viewpoint on Pork Has Changed

Leia Flure is a registered dietician who has a unique background. After participating in a tour to a hog farm, her views about pig farming changed. Flure highlights those misconceptions in this issue of Pork Pod.

Growing South Korean Export Market

The Pork Checkoff, U.S. Meat Export Federation and Soybean Checkoff are working together to build markets in South Korea and they’re doing it with the taste of American BBQ. Craig Morris, who is the vice president of international marketing for the National Pork Board, highlights this unique effort and the trade opportunities in Southeast Asia.

Heart-Healthy Choices with Pork

The boneless pork sirloin roast, with or without a natural solution, and the pork tenderloin are American Heart Association Heart-Check Certified Food Products.