From March through October, in towns peppered throughout North Carolina and Virginia, some of the best barbecue cooks in the nation come together almost 30 times a year to strut their stuff in the Whole Hog Barbecue Series cooking contests.

The North Carolina Pork Council is thoroughly committed to the ethical principles embodied through We Care. We endorse and champion these principles, from producing safe food and protecting animal well-being to safeguarding natural resources and providing a safe work environment.

Family farms make up more than 80% of hog production in North Carolina. These growers are environmentally responsible, good neighbors, and contribute greatly to our state’s economy. NC Farm Families was created to support local hog farmers and to help share their stories. The North Carolina Pork Council is proud to support NC Farm Families.

November 5, 2015

Whole Hog Championship Rescheduled

Championship and Community Celebration Add to Raleigh Christmas Parade Festivities RALEIGH, NC—The North Carolina Pork Council (NCPC) announced today the Whole Hog Barbecue Championship and Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Championship BBQ sales have been rescheduled for November 20-21, 2015 in conjunction with the Raleigh Christmas Parade. At the end of the parade route, attendees will find […]

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