U.S. pork exports shatter record in 2020


U.S. pork exports reached nearly 3 million metric tons in 2020, topping the 2019 record by 11%, according to data reported by U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) last week. 

"Obviously, the surge in de­mand from China, especially in the first half of 2020, was a driving force behind the record performance for U.S. pork exports," said USMEF President and CEO Dan Halstrom. "But China was not the only success story in 2020, as exports achieved growth in a broad range of...

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