Manitoba’s Hog Sector is Sustainability Focused

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Sustainability in Manitoba’s hog sector is an ongoing responsibility that farmers embrace, working hard to safeguard the quality of the land, water and air entrusted to us. The 14,000 Manitobans who rely on the hog sector for their livelihood share common concerns with the people who love our pork: we want to see opportunity created today, while ensuring that future generations have what they need to thrive. Here’s the top five reasons to pick pork!

Click here to check out our infographic, Manitoba’s Hog Sector by the Numbers.

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Sustainability Focus

Economy

  • Creating economic stability
  • Contributing $1.7 billion annually
  • Providing jobs for 14,000 Manitobans

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Environment

  • Reducing our carbon footprint
  • Supplying organic fertilizer
  • Protecting our land and water with leading environmental regulations

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Animal Care

  • Following national standards for pig care and handling
  • Enriching housing for sows
  • Investing in ongoing education and training

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People & Culture

  • Allowing families to stay in their communities
  • Welcoming new friends and families to communities
  • Helping communities grow and prosper for now and for future generations

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Pork Provides

  • Funding local community causes
  • Supporting sustainable food security
  • Improving quality of life for Manitobans

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A Healthy & Affordable Protein

  • Producing sustainable pork as an important park of a sustainable diet
  • Putting safe, affordable, high-quality protein in your shopping cart

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Manitoba Pork represents 614 Manitoba hog farms