Is a Bacon Shortage Coming?

The future of U.S. bacon supplies isn’t clear enough for consumers to panic about a potential shortage in 2020, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist.

Meyer Natural Foods Launches Line of Premium Sausage and Real-Wood Smoked Bacon

October 29, 2019 Meyer Natural Foods

Meyer Natural Foods, a leading provider of natural and organic proteins, today announced the launch of a premium sausage and bacon line from their Meyer Heritage Duroc Pork brand. The products are now available to retailers nationwide for consumers seeking exceptional taste and quality.

America’s Pile of Uneaten Bacon Is the Biggest in 48 Years

More than 40 million pounds (18,000 metric tons) of pork bellies, the cut used for bacon making, were sitting in refrigerated warehouses as of Sept. 30, according to U.S. government data released Tuesday. That’s the most for the month since 1971.

Wellshire Farms Launches Limited-Time Maple Bourbon All-Natural Bacon

September 17, 2019 Wellshire Farms

Wellshire Farms, a leader in the all-natural and organic meat industry, has broadened its line of specialty craft bacon products with the launch of its Maple Bourbon Dry Rubbed Uncured Bacon. The new thick-cut bacon features rich, seasonal flavors like maple sugar and salted bourbon.

Smithfield Racin’ for Bacon 1 Million Slice Giveaway Offers Racing Fans the Ultimate Chance to Bring Home the Bacon

September 13, 2019 Smithfield Foods

The Smithfield® brand is offering racing fans and food enthusiasts a chance to take home the bacon with its first-ever Racin’ For Bacon 1 Million Slice Giveaway*. Ten lucky grand prize winners will receive 100,000 slices of Smithfield bacon, totaling 6,250 packages per person, if Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 10 Smithfield Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing, places first at Talladega Superspeedway next month.