Meet the real families behind the product. Their real stories and real passion.
Did you know that 96% of farms are family owned? Farms may look a little different these days, but they've only improved from the past.
You can be confident that the pork you purchase at the grocery store is safe, nutritious and raised humanely.
Less water, land usage, smaller carbon footprint. The pork industry is sustainable.
Pork is full of real vitamins, real flavor and real nutrition. And it's especially tasty if you cook it the right way!
Real cooking techniques, real recipes and real flavor found here!
Over 57,000 jobs are derived from pork production and processing in the state of Illinois.
Illinois ranks fourth in the nation for pork production, behind Iowa (1), North Carolina (2) and Minnesota (3), and ahead of Indiana (5).
The pork industry contributes an estimated $13.8 billion to the state's economy: Production at $1.1 billion + processing at $12.7 billion.
If you have any questions or want to share anything with the staff at the Illinois Pork Producers Association, we would love to hear from you.