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Welcome to the official web site of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, known by the acronym USAPEEC. The Council is a trade association of the U.S. poultry and egg industry that is dedicated to increasing exports of U.S. poultry and eggs worldwide.

This site contains useful information for members of USAPEEC and other interested parties. Members will find the latest market information about poultry and egg exports, including monthly reports from USAPEEC's 14 offices and consultants worldwide. Others will find valuable information about the organization, along with links to various government agencies and other poultry and egg trade associations and agriculture organization.

Exports for January - April are a Mixed Bag

Exports of U.S. poultry for the first four months of 2014 reached 1,317,860 metric tons valued at $1.706 billion, down 0.6 and 3.9 percent, respectively, from the same period last year, according to trade data released by the Foreign Agricultural Service recently.

Shipments of broiler meat (excluding chicken paws) for the month of April were down from 2013, falling 6.7 percent to 259,513 tons. Value dropped by 11.4 percent to $324.2 million. The decline is largely because of decreased shipments to Cuba, Iraq, the U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, and Kazakhstan. Transshipments via Lithuania also decreased significantly.

Find more info in the June 9 issue of MondayLine.

USAPEEC Elects New Chairman

Mike Little, director of export sales at Mountaire Farms in Selbyville, Del., has been elected chairman of USAPEEC board for 2014-15, and succeeds outgoing Chairman Charles von der Heyde, president of Pilgrim’s Mexico. Little will head the eight-member USAPEEC Executive Committee, which sets policy and gives direction to organization, while von der Heyde will remain as past-chairman.

Also elected to the EC were, as first vice chairman, Jim Wayt of Intervision Foods in Atlanta, and Steve Monroe of Sanderson Farms in Laurel, Miss., as second vice chairman. Joel Coleman of Butterball in Mt. Olive, N.C., was re-elected secretary-treasurer. Neil Carey of Simmons Prepared Foods in Siloam Springs, Ark., was re-elected chairman of USAPEEC’s Marketing Committee. Rounding out the EC as newly appointed at-large members are Steve Lykken of Jennie-O Turkey Store, and Greg Tench of Mar-Jac Poultry.

USAPEEC Meetings

USAPEEC Winter Meeting
December 8–10, 2014
Washington, D.C.
Four Seasons Hotel – Georgetown

Details Coming Soon!

Washington, D.C.

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USAPEEC does not buy or sell poultry or eggs. However, it does facilitate the process between buyers and sellers, in order to accomplish its stated mission of helping to increase exports of U.S. poultry and egg products in the international marketplace. This section is devoted to helping buyers find sellers of specific products. Here, the buyer can request product information and learn more about available products through poultry and egg buyers guides.


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