Smithfield Foods No.1 Global Mega Producer

Program sponsored by Genesus Inc. in collaboration with National Hog Farmer

 Twenty-seven pork producers with each owing over 100,000 can claim the title of Global Mega Producers this year. The Mega Global Producers are as diverse as their geographic location.

Counting across the board with multi-country headquarters in the United States, Hong Kong and China, WH Group LLC dominates pork production with the acquisition of U.S.’ largest hog producer, Smithfield Foods, in 2013, owning 1.135 million sows.

 The company holds the title of largest pork company in the world as top dog for pork processing and hog production. Its global platform integrates hog production, hog slaughtering and the processing and distribution of packaged meats and fresh pork, placing it in the No. 1 position in the entire key segments of the pork industry — the European Union, the United States and China.

Gregg Schmidt, President, Hog Production Division, Smithfield (left) Jaime Williams, Sales Representative, Genesus Inc (right)



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