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Latest National Pork Board Stories

2014-04-01 08:31:13

Effortless preparation and easy clean-up make this year's feast extra delicious DES MOINES, Iowa, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Easter approaching, the National Pork Board is inspiring new, effortless ways to create sensational flavors for a holiday feast -- with ham and the slow cooker. According to recent trend data, in the last 10 years, slow cookers have experienced a resurgence in U.S. households.[1] While most people think about slow cooking for staples like chili and...

2014-02-19 16:26:21

Join the National Pork Board in declaring your #PorkLUV in order to help donate meals DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From fall-off-the-bone spare ribs to a simple pork stew, juicy, tender pork is a versatile favorite, and it's no surprise that it has captured the hearts of people across America. No matter what cut or pork recipe makes your heart happy, when you love something, you want to share it - and that's why the National Pork Board is inspiring fans nationwide to share...

2014-02-13 12:25:27

MIAMI, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Pork Board has selected Republica, the cross-cultural advertising, digital, and communications agency, as its national multicultural marketing agency of record. The farmer-funded non-profit commodity organization based in Des Moines, Iowa, is tasked with generating added value to the U.S. pork industry and increasing per capita pork expenditures. Republica, which was selected following a competitive review, will help the National...

2013-11-25 08:28:41

Social media promotion features Latin American pork recipes DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Pork Board will launch a social media promotion - "21 Dias de Tradiciones Navidenas" (21 Days of Christmas Traditions) - on its Spanish-language Facebook page as part of its efforts to engage with Hispanic consumers during the holidays. The promotion will run Dec. 1-21 and will celebrate 21 Latin American countries in 21 days and promote pork consumption to...

2013-11-07 16:28:17

Recipes from Chef Michelle Bernstein and others use pork in comfort food favorites, old and new DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether or not there's a chill in the air, those all-too-familiar cravings for a little taste of comfort have returned... and the National Pork Board has just the thing to help people across the country get cozy: its first-ever "Cooking For Comfort" e-Cookbook. Featuring time-honored favorites and new twists on classics from James Beard Award-winning...

2013-08-06 12:24:24

Tips from Chef Stephanie Izard and pork-inspired recipes make party planning simple DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One-third of Americans plan to host a backyard BBQ or gathering in the next three months - and two out of three hosts want their menu to feature food that's both a crowd pleaser and easy to prepare.(1) Fortunately, pork is coming to the rescue. Together with Stephanie Izard, James Beard award-winning co-owner and executive chef of Chicago's Girl...

2013-07-10 12:29:00

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, North Carolina Pork Council Comment After Delegation's Meeting with Shuanghui International and Facilities Tour in China RALEIGH, N.C., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The leadership of the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) and North Carolina Pork Council (NCPC) commented today about their delegation's recent meeting with Shuanghui's leadership in China. The meeting was part of a...

2013-05-14 08:36:43

"Acompanalo a Tu Gusto" winner will be featured in Comida y Familia magazine and receive $500 DES MOINES, Iowa, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Pork Board and Kraft have partnered on their first joint Spanish-language promotion with the online cooking contest, "Acompanalo a Tu Gusto" (Accompany It To Your Liking). Contestants are asked to submit recipes of side dishes using at least one Kraft ingredient that are inspired by their favorite pork main dishes. A panel of...

2013-02-20 08:33:49

DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Need help out of a dinner dilemma, menu inspiration or just looking for the easiest way to get the juiciest news on pork? Then look no further than Pork Social--the first-ever social network all about pork -- recently launched on PorkBeInspired.com. There, pork enthusiasts can seamlessly connect in conversation, discover and track the latest fresh recipes -- from delectable date nights to family-favorite dinners -- and even receive a $1 coupon...

2013-01-31 16:25:35

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With chicken wings in short supply and prices at a premium this year, one protein will reign supreme this Sunday--pork. As the ultimate alternative to chicken wings, ribs are in perfect scoring position to clinch a victory in your kitchen for the big game. And, with value pricing and great deals offered by retailers, they're easy on the wallet, too. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/AQ52363-a) (Photo:...