NichePORK Producer Conference
The NichePORK Pork Producer Conference on 23 January,
2007 in Ohio, will draw the attention of pork producers who are interested in
alternative production methods.
The primary focus of the NichePORK Pork Producers Conference
will be on providing
scientific based information to producers interested in niche markets as well as
providing a product with attributes that are customer preferred and valued by
the consumer. Producers will also hear from industry experts about research that
explains consumer trends and buying potential.
â€œThis conference provides pork producers with an opportunity to learn from
and share ideas with industry experts as well as other producers who are having
success marketing niche pork,â€ according to Rick Pfortmiller with the National
Swine Registry and member of the Niche Marketing Committee. â€œIf producers have
any interest in niche pork production at all, this is the place to be.â€
â€œMarket research has shown that there are consumers looking for specific
types of pork - whether that is a different breed, locally grown, or pork raised
using a unique production method - and there are producers out there who can
fulfill those needs,â€ says Larry Cizek, director of culinary and niche markets
for the Pork Checkoff. â€œConferences like this help producers in a variety ways.
Our goal is to share information with producers as well as learn from
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