Chinese Buy America’s Largest Pork Producer

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•22 May 30, 2013

To satisfy China’s growing demand for pork as its middle class expands, the Chinese company Shanghui International Holdings is buying the American company Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer, for $4.7 billion. What do you think?

  • “Fuck, what if they take all the juiciest back fat?”

    Cynthia Harvey –
    Powder Compounder

  • “Anyone who’s had the pork fried rice at Shanghai Kitchen knows those pigs are in good hands.”

    Rod Wenger –
    Firewood Cutter

  • “Nothing says ‘I’ve made it’ like a mouthful of pig meat.”

    Gerald Croteau –
    Unemployed