Pork Facts & Information

Pork Nutrition and Protein

Cooking with pork offers different avenues to create a balanced and nutritious meal. By using pork, the opportunities are endless when it comes to creating delicious dishes that can fit your needs. Did you know that 3 ounces of pork loin provides 22 grams of protein? In fact, pork tenderloin meets the criteria for the American Heart Association Heart Checkmark due to the cut only obtaining 2.98 grams of total fat, 1.02 grams of saturated fat, and less than 480 mg of sodium per serving.

For more information about pork nutrition, visit https://pork.org/nutrition/.


on the farm

Animal Wellbeing

We care about providing quality care to support raising healthy pigs. Watch the video above to learn more.

Food Safety

Farmers monitor their farms closely to ensure they can minimize any risk to food safety. Watch the video above to learn more about how pig farmers help keep pork products safe.

Public Health

Pig farmers understand they must protect their communities beyond the barns. Learn more about the methods in place to protect our environmen


The pork industry continues to increase efforts in sustainability. To learn more about the industry’s sustainability efforts, watch the video above

Tour a Pig Farm

Curious as to what a pig farm looks like? Watch the video above to see different barns utilized in pig farming. 

Frequently Asked Questions