Pork Profit Maximizer, October 30, 2017

Foodservice Edition Hog futures continue to rally on robust cash hog prices, expectations of continued strong demand. Firm cash hog prices continue to underpin the lean hog futures contract. Cash hog prices gained 5% for the week and they are currently as much as 26% higher than a year ago (net price). Firm cash hog […]

Weekly Pork Price Summary, Oct. 20, 2017

Wholesale Pork Pricing Chart USDA Prices for Pork Sub-primals Weekly Wt. Average, USDA Weekly National Pork Report FOB Plant – Negotiated Sales (LM_PK610)1 Click here to download the full Pork Price Summary for October 20, 2017 Primal yields include trim, fat, skin, bone, shrink. Total yields do not calculate to 100% due to other products […]

Pork Profit Maximizer, Oct. 16, 2017

Retail Edition Hog prices trending higher but ample supplies expected to keep prices in check, offer opportunities to promote pork in 2018 Pork packers have been paying up for hogs in recent days and the turnaround in cash hog prices has bolstered both nearby and deferred futures contracts. The October contract closed on Friday at […]

Pork Profit Maximizer, October 16, 2017

Foodservice Edition Hog prices trending higher but ample supplies expected to keep prices in check, offer opportunities to promote pork in 2018 Pork packers have been paying up for hogs in recent days and the turn-a-round in cash hog prices has bolstered both nearby and deferred futures contracts. The October contract closed on Friday at […]

Weekly Pork Price Summary, Oct. 13, 2017

Stay on top of pork pricing trends! The Weekly Pork Price Summary now shows the weekly weighted average prices from the USDA’s mandatory National Weekly Pork Report. This means that instead of showing a straight average of daily pork prices, the USDA reported weighted average prices are shown. The USDA mandatory weekly report began in […]

Weekly Pork Price Summary, Oct. 6, 2017

Stay on top of pork pricing trends! The Weekly Pork Price Summary now shows the weekly weighted average prices from the USDA’s mandatory National Weekly Pork Report. This means that instead of showing a straight average of daily pork prices, the USDA reported weighted average prices are shown. The USDA mandatory weekly report began in […]

Pork Profit Maximizer, Oct. 2, 2017

Retail Edition Supply and price implications from the USDA September 1 ‘Hogs and Pigs’ report Lean hog futures rallied sharply following the report even though some key numbers were decidedly bearish and well above what analysts were expecting prior to the report. We don’t have a good answer as to why futures rallied on Friday […]

Pork Profit Maximizer, October 2, 2017

Foodservice Edition Supply and price implications from the USDA September 1 ‘Hogs and Pigs’ report. Lean hog futures rallied sharply following the report even though some key numbers were decidedly bearish and well above what analysts were expecting prior to the report. We don’t have a good answer a to why futures rallied on Friday […]