Beef exports surge to start year
Beef exports totaled 119,066 metric tons in January, up 13% from a year ago, while value soared 57% to $1.03 billion, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
This was the third-highest value total on record — trailing only August and November of last year.
“This is a truly remarkable run for U.S. beef exports, and the momentum is not limited to our large Asian markets,” said USMEF CEO Dan Halstrom. “Regions such as Central America and the Caribbean...
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