Japan might increase the amount of agriculture trade conducted with the U.S. through potential trade deal that was announced by President Trump following a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
U.S. pork exports recorded the highest-ever monthly value in November while U.S. beef export value took another step toward a likely full-year value record, according to data by USDA and compiled by USMEF.
It is extremely important for rapid progress to be made in these negotiations if U.S. beef and pork are to remain competitive in the largest value destination for U.S. red meat, says Dan Halstrom, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) president and CEO.
After a fire Friday night that closed its Holcomb, Kan., beef packing facility, Tyson Foods says it will continue to pay employees and utilize other sites in its network to keep the beef supply chain moving.
With red meat demand among Japanese consumers continuing to gain momentum, the U.S. Meat Export Federation introduced new and unique U.S. pork and beef dishes at Foodex Japan, Asia’s largest food trade show.