NPPC cancels 2020 World Pork Expo


The National Pork Producers Council has decided to cancel to the 2020 World Pork Expo amid coronavirus concerns.

The event was scheduled from June 3-5 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

“While deeply disappointed to cancel this year’s Expo, NPPC’s board of directors unanimously agreed it was prudent to make this decision now,” said NPPC President Howard “A.V.” Roth. “By eliminating COVID 19-related uncertainty surrounding the event, we allow producers and others across the industry to focus on the essential role we play in the nation’s food supply system at this critical time.”

The World Pork Expo brings in more than 20,000 industry professionals annually to see new products and partake in training programs.

The 2021 event will be held June 9-11.

“We will do our part to support the nation’s transition back to normalcy and look forward to making next year’s World Pork Expo better than ever,” Roth said.

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