WH Group to leverage Smithfield supply in 2015

WH Group to leverage Smithfield supply in 2015

WH Group, the world's largest hog producer, produced 17.7 million hogs in 2014 — a 223.9% increase over the previous year.

The surge in production was due to the company's 2013 acquisition of Smithfield, and WH Group said plans are in the works to continue leveraging that increased supply.

The company's hog production volume in China was 311,000 head in 2014, but Smithfield contributed 17.4 million more hogs to WH Group's ho

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