June is Pork Month

This month, pork lovers are being asked to join Alberta Pork in celebrating nutritious, delicious, versatile pork in all its incredible forms – perfect for the grill this summer or any time of year. Follow Alberta Pork on Facebook, Instagram and X to see the latest content. Alberta Pork will be teaming up with partners from across the value chain…

Canadian Hog Journal celebrates new look

The Canadian Hog Journal Spring 2024 edition has been published, including a new look featuring a refreshed, modernized magazine layout. The Canadian Hog Journal, published by Alberta Pork, is Canada’s premier producer-focused swine industry publication, since 1972. The magazine is published four times annually and features coverage of the issues, news, events, research and other…

Key issues highlighted at semi-annual meetings

Alberta Pork’s 2024 semi-annual meetings took place in Grande Prairie, Red Deer, Drumheller and Lethbridge from Mar. 11 to 14, welcoming more than 250 producers, industry and government partners. Alberta Pork’s board of directors and staff would like to thank those who took the time to make the meetings a success. Stan Vanessen, Chair &…

CPC joins ‘Say No to a Bad Deal’

The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) has joined the ‘Say No to a Bad Deal’ coalition. The coalition represents a united front for Canada’s pork and beef sectors to push for the renegotiation of the United Kingdom’s (U.K.) approval to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). CPC has issued a public statement…

Pork industry seeks fresh profitability perspectives

Whether a producer, processor or retailer, Canadian pork value chain stakeholders constantly have their minds, and businesses, geared toward profitability. Recently, Alberta Pork took the initiative to seek support in the form of business student proposals solicited as part of the Alberta International Business Competition (AIBC), an event hosted by the University of Alberta Faculty…

Sharing our love of pork this summer

June is Pork Month! Alberta Pork has partnered with Freson Bros., Sunterra Market and Federated Co-op to build excitement and raise awareness of the pork industry, which supports food security, jobs and culinary excellence in so many communities across the province. We want to inspire home cooks, backyard BBQers and meat enthusiasts, while honouring those…

Alberta Pork semi-annual meetings 2023

Overview Alberta Pork’s semi-annual meetings are a chance for all registered producers and industry partners to gather for an afternoon of conversation, to receive information about our work, and to provide input on what we do and how we can help you succeed. Alberta Pork’s 2023 semi-annual meetings will take place in four locations across…