The 2017 edition of the North American Meat Institute’s Meat & Poultry Facts, the livestock and meat industry's leading statistical book, is now available. The book is a joint publication of the Meat Institute and Sterling Marketing, Inc., and is sponsored by Lockton.

The 46th edition of this popular livestock, meat and poultry industry resource contains the latest statistics on production, consumption, prices, imports, exports, employment and wages, among other pertinent industry topics. The information is presented in more than 60 charts, many of which feature historical trend data.

Meat & Poultry Facts is the leading, most comprehensive resource for meat and livestock industry information,” said Meat Institute President and CEO Julie Anna Potts. “The detailed data, presented in creative, easily digestible formats, effectively communicates the scope and significance of the U.S. meat and poultry industry domestically and in international markets. The publication is a must-have guide for anyone who seeks to better understand key industry trends.”

In the introduction to the publication, Sterling Marketing, Inc. President John Nalivka explained that increased industry consolidation and technological changes continue to bolster production efficiency and make the industry more competitive globally.

Access information for a complimentary electronic version of the report will be mailed to all Meat Institute members. Non-members can purchase a digital version of the book for $40. Copies are available to media upon request.

Source: NAMI