During the past six decades, the pork industry reduced its environmental impact by using 75.9% less land, 25.1% less water, 7% less energy, and 7.7% lower carbon emissions. These are incredible statistics that every retailer, foodservice professional, and consumer should know. But chances are, this is the first time you’ve heard this — and that’s on us. […]
With the celebration of Climate Week, Brett Kaysen from the Pork Checkoff highlights the role of pig farmers with the issues of sustainability and the environment. Kaysen, who is the Pork Checkoff’s assistant vice president of sustainability, says Climate Week is an opportunity to tell the story of pig farming.