Smithfield a Pork Export Deal

Farmers See More Opportunity Despite Chinese Ownership

Chris Clayton
By  Chris Clayton , DTN Ag Policy Editor
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Plenty of pork was cooking Wednesday at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines. (DTN photo by Chris Clayton)
A few key lawmakers have raised some concerns about the sale of Smithfield Foods to Shuanghui International, but farming leaders at the World Pork Expo said they still see opportunity in Chinese ownership of the world's largest vertically-integrated pork company.

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