Vietnam pork prices up, spurring demand for U.S. DDGS

Analysts predict Vietnam to be world's highest per capita consumer of pork.

China’s recent pork shortage is reverberating around the world, especially in its southern neighbor, Vietnam, according to Kevin Roepke, U.S. Grains Council (USGC) regional director for South and Southeast Asia. This has contributed to record pork prices and an increasingly insatiable appetite for U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in that market, he said.

Pork is considered the main source of protein for Vietnam. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperatio

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