USDA Announces National Pork Board Appointments

May 29, 2019 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the appointment of five members to the National Pork Board. All five appointees will serve three-year terms.

National Pork Board Uncovers What Diners Crave and Why

May 17, 2019 National Pork Board

The National Pork Board released its latest findings from the comprehensive Insight to Action research, this time examining trends in consumer behavior related to dining out. With a shifting dining out landscape and multicultural cuisine trends on the rise in the U.S., the Pork Board set out to understand the needs, considerations and motivations that impact out-of-home dining decisions.

National Pork Board and RIPE.IO Partner to Enhance Responsible Pig Farming Practices Through Blockchain

March 19, 2019 National Pork Board

The National Pork Board and Ripe Technology, Inc. have entered an agreement to pilot blockchain technology use in the U.S. pork industry.

National Pork Board Names Norman Bessac as Vice President of International Marketing

March 12, 2019 National Pork Board

The National Pork Board today named Norman Bessac as its new Vice President of International Marketing. Bessac is currently director of international sales for Tyson Fresh Meats, a position he has held since 2016.

Pork Checkoff Debuts Swine University at SOBEWFF

February 18, 2019 Pork Checkoff

The National Pork Board will introduce Swine University at this week’s 2019 Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®) in Miami. The initiative, which includes a virtual tour of a pig farm and an introduction to the next generation of farmers, engages consumers and shares the sustainability story of today’s pig farming.