China dips into pork reserves amid rising prices

But prices have continued to rise and a possible spike in require over the week-long national day holiday in early October, has forced officials to reply.China released more pork reserves on Friday, s…

CME December hogs extend slide on long liquidation

CHICAGO — Benchmark December lean hog futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange continued their slide on Wednesday, hitting a nine-month low on recession worries and long liquidation.Wholesale pork…

JBS to pay $20 million in pork price-fixing settlement

Meat producers have also been accused of inflating beef and chicken prices, and several multimillion-dollar settlements have been announced in those cases.The lawsuit accuses the major meat processors…

UK Food Producers Face C02 Crunch After Plant Closure

(Bloomberg) — One of Britain’s biggest suppliers of carbon dioxide halted output at a food stuff in England, further reducing local supplies of the gas vital for production of food from pork chops…

CME lean hogs hit four-week high in most-active contract

Demand from pork processors helped underpin futures as packers’ profit margins improved, a broker said.Most-active December hogs ended up 2.350 cents to end at 87.650 cents per lb.Margins were estim…