U.S. Pork Exports
The U.S. produces 12% of the world’s pork. In 2021, U.S. pork exports surpassed $8.1 billion in value. In total, more than 6.4 billion pounds of pork was exported to other markets.
U.S. Pork Across the Globe
The Checkoff has developed an international market development strategy to build confidence in U.S. pork in a diverse global protein market. We look for areas to differentiate U.S. pork from competitors and add value and opportunity into other markets.
Top U.S. Pork Customers
Exports accounted for 29.4% of total U.S. pork and pork variety meat production in 2021. Here is a breakdown of the top seven U.S. pork customers.