We never worry about whether we can get rid of everything we produce, it will all move if it gets cheap enough. Demand is the item that is more difficult to measure and we only know its impact by looking in the rear view mirror.
Historical relative weakness in cash hog prices as measured by the “gross” packer margin has been a troublesome issue for producers — particularly those with packer contracts not based on cutout prices.
Smithfield Foods Inc. is pleased to announce its President and CEO Kenneth M. Sullivan has been honored with CR Magazine's Responsible CEO of the Year Award — presented to a chief executive who demonstrates diligence in the areas of employee...
The high August retail pork price was driven by bacon. Bacon prices in grocery stores were up 42.2 cents from July to a record $6.241 per pound, breaking the old record of $6.106 per pound set in June 2014.