Wednesday, June 7, 2023
US and Canadian pork and poultry biosecurity firms merge
Canadian-based Farm Health Guardian and US-based NoveTechnologies (NoveTech) have merged to introduce new farm biosecurity technology to pork and poultry producers in North America, reported.
Thursday, June 1, 2023
UK pork exports plummet by 21% due to tight domestic supplies
During the first quarter of 2023 (Jan-Mar), the UK saw a 21% year-on-year drop in pork exports, with only 78,500 tonnes shipped, the lowest volume shipped in the past five years, UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board reported.
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
USDA makes US$50.1 million pork purchase to support food assistance programmes
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recently executed a Section 32 purchase of US$50.1 million worth of pork to aid various food nutrition and assistance programmes in the country, Meat + Poultry reported.
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
South Korea to lower tariffs on major agricultural imports such as pork
South Korea's finance ministry announced that it has decided to apply tariff-rate quotas on eight major food imports, such as pork and mackerel in an effort to ease the burden on households amidst increasing consumer prices, The Korea Heral ...
Monday, May 29, 2023
Only Italian pork from ASF-unaffected areas allow to enter Japan
Heat-processed pork and pork products from Italy have now been permitted to enter Japan.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
South Korea resumes German pork imports following two-year suspension due to ASF
South Korea has decided to lift its ban on German pork imports, allowing them to resume after a suspension of over two years caused by the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Germany, Channel News Asia reported.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Pork council official sanguine about Canadian pork industry's future despite challenges
Canada's pork industry continues to face roadblocks in rebuilding pork demand and prices, highlighted by the closure of an Olymel processing plant in Vallée-Jonction, Quebec, and a HyLife plant in Minnesota, the United States.
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Live pork prices up across Vietnam's regional markets
Live pork prices in Vietnam experienced a moderate increase of VND 1,000 - VND 3,000/kg (~US$0.043 – ~US$0.13), with prices of live pork across the three regions in the country ranging from VND 53,000 - VND 59,000/kg (~US$2.26 – ...
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Colombia granted approval to export beef, pork by-products to Brazil
Colombia has been granted approval to export bovine, caprine, sheep, and pork by-products to Brazil, The Pig Site reported.
Friday, May 19, 2023
US pork council expresses support for foreign animal disease act
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) in the United States has welcomed the introduction of the US' Foreign Animal Disease Prevention, Surveillance and Rapid Response Act of 2023.
Thursday, May 18, 2023
US pork exports reach highest levels since May 2021, beef exports show signs of recovery
Data released by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) showed that US pork exports in March 2023 reached their highest volume since May 2021, and March also marked the largest US beef ...
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Nearly 14% growth for Japan's pork imports expected by 2028
Researchers with the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) are forecasting Japan's pork imports to increase between 3.6% and 13.9% by 2028 due to the country's trade agreements in place.
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Fluctuating live swine prices and decrease in pork meat prices in Brazil
Brazilian research institution Cepea said the Brazilian swine market witnessed divergent trends in live swine prices across different regions between late April and early May, while pork prices experienced a decline in the wholesale market ...
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Argentina's pig slaughter, pork production hit record in 2022
Argentina's pig slaughter and pork production last year reached record levels, according to the country's Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
FAO Meat Price Index: Prices for pork, poultry and bovine rose in April
The FAO Meat Price Index averaged 114.5 points in April, up 1.5 points (1.3%) from March and standing 7.4 points (6.1%) below its value in the corresponding month last year.

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