Fueling Manitoba’s Economy

Sustainability Focus

Manitoba's hog industry is a significant contributor to the provincial economy and greatly enhances the lives of all Manitobans. The industry produces healthy, affordable food using sustainable farming practices, so it can continue to create jobs and economic wellbeing for future generations.

 

$1.7 Billion and 13,000 Jobs

Manitoba's pork industry contributes over $1.7 billion to our economy annually, helping to create economic stability for all Manitobans. As a sustainable activity that allows families to stay in and support the communities they love, the pork industry is one of few that creates new jobs in rural areas. Over 13,000 Manitobans rely on the pork industry for jobs, including:

  • construction workers
  • electricians
  • veterinarians
  • environmental scientists
  • food production workers
  • feed mill operators
  • transport drivers
  • animal nutritionists