Recent Stories by USMEF
Oct 27, 2020 by USMEF
In-person food trade exhibitions have been rare in 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But food trade shows are returning to some Asian markets, including the recently completed SIAL China food exhibition.
Oct 13, 2020 by USMEF
August exports of U.S. pork and beef muscle cuts were above last year's strong volumes, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
Oct 07, 2020 by USMEF
In the past several years the convenience store sector has emerged as an important and rapidly growing outlet for U.S. pork and beef in international markets. This year is no exception.
Sep 22, 2020 by USMEF
Global pork production remains at the same level but ASF in Germany will reshuffle pork trade patterns. All markets outside the European Union are now effectively closed, including major Asian destinations.
Sep 15, 2020 by USMEF
Vietnam and the Philippines are among several Southeast Asian nations dealing with the impact of African swine fever on their domestic pork production.
Sep 08, 2020 by USMEF
The latest data from USDA show July exports of U.S. pork, which are on a record pace in 2020, were also down year-over-year in July but increased compared to June.
Sep 01, 2020 by USMEF
In an effort to contain a recent wave of COVID-19 cases, the government of South Korea has re-imposed heightened social distancing requirements in the Seoul area, including restrictions on some food providers.
Aug 25, 2020 by USMEF
The USMEF is conducting monthly, seminars for staff of its member companies, providing instructions for properly documenting and executing shipments of U.S. pork, beef and lamb to international destinations.
Aug 12, 2020 by USMEF
Despite temporary interruptions in U.S. pork production and significant restrictions on the Central American foodservice sector, pork exports to the region still achieved growth in the first half of the year.
Aug 07, 2020 by USMEF
June exports of U.S. pork fell below year-ago levels for the first time this year but exports remain on a record pace in 2020, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
Aug 03, 2020 by USMEF
Hong Kong-based Joel Haggard, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) senior vice president for the Asia-Pacific, reports on that city's renewed efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Jun 30, 2020 by USMEF
U.S. meat production faced challenges in April and May as packing plants implemented worker safety measures for COVID-19, causing concern about available supplies. But production has rebounded in recent weeks.
Jun 08, 2020 by USMEF
April proved to be a relatively strong month for U.S. beef and pork exports despite COVID-19 related interruptions in production and economic headwinds in some key markets.