According to USMEF statistics, in the week of Aug. 3-9, net pork sales to Korea were up 216% and tons of pork up 37%, the largest amount in more than three years.
This is no time to be timid or uniformed, you are compelled to do something. There are many critical and timely strategies to deploy as we get deeper into the ASF saga.
Two things have not changed since my time away and those are the industry’s commitment to safe, quality pork production and the sense of community that surrounds that.
Korea is the growth pacesetter for U.S. pork in 2018, with exports up 44% from a year ago in volume (148,233 mt) and 50% in value $424.3 million.