Top Chinese pork producer, WH Group, Tuesday reported 1H 2019 profits fell nearly -17% from the year ago period. The company attributed poor earnings and margins on higher hog prices from African swine fever. The company said retail demand was flat as the firm increased prices.

Top Chinese pork producer, WH Group, Tuesday reported 1H 2019 profits fell nearly -17% from the year ago period.  The company attributed poor earnings and margins on higher hog prices from African swine fever.  The company said retail demand was flat as the firm increased prices.