Pork exports continue on record pace
Exports remained a rare bright spot in a turbulent year for the U.S. pork industry, with October export numbers showing big gains year-over-year.
According to U.S. Department of Agriculture data published by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) last week, October pork exports were up 8% compared to the same month in 2019, and total exports for the first 10 months of the year were up 15%.
Not only are the export totals up, but the value has also jumped by 8% in October and 16% January through October.
“A lot of that is due to the large...
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