Meat exports on record pace

Meat exports on record pace

April exports of U.S. pork, beef and lamb were sharply higher than a year ago in both volume and value, according to data released last week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Pork exports set a volume record, fueled by tremendous demand in Mexico, while beef exports posted the best-ever results for the month of April.

April pork export volume was 230,049 metric tons (mt), up 13 percent from a year ago ...

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