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Currently producing more than 70,000 hogs annually, PEI hog farmers pride themselves in providing safe, high quality, delicious local pork. These hardworking Island farm families have a passion for bringing the best pork from their farm to your plate.

For generations, our PEI hog farmers have maintained their "roll-up-your-sleeve" attitude no matter what the market throws at them. When you support PEI Porktoberfest or purchase PEI Pork to cook at home, you are investing in our local farms and communities, and helping to sustain this important Island industry.

Ask for PEI Pork at your local markets, and support your Island friends and neighbours.


Established in 1971, the PEI Hog Marketing Board is the representative body for the hog producers of Prince Edward Island. The Marketing Board provides communication to its producer body and represents the same on issues related to government and regulatory organizations. Their mission is to provide safe, high quality pork to consumers in a sustainable environment by working together to become a more economically viable industry, while maintaining their social responsibility to PEI communities.

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MEET A FEW OF OUR FARMERS & PRODUCERS
  • HOMETOWN PORK
    Scott & Cindy Dingwell
    Mt. Stewart, PEI
    HOW LONG HAS FARMING BEEN IN THEIR FAMILY?
    Since before Canada was a country!

    WHAT’S THEIR EARLIEST FARMING MEMORY?
    Scott’s earliest memory is feeding the piglets in the sow barn when he was very, very young.

    WHAT MAKES THEM MOST PROUD TO BE A PEI HOG FARMERS?
    For both Cindy and Scott, they are proud of their high health hogs and clean environment for them. As well, they are extremely proud of their multigenerational farm heritage of which pigs were always a part of it.

    THEIR FAVOURITE WAY TO ENJOY PEI PORK?
    On the grill! They recently did their first whole hog roast over charcoal and it was amazing!
  • PURE PORK FARMS
    Joel & Amy Van Gurp
    Mount Albion, PEI
    HOW LONG HAS FARMING BEEN IN THEIR FAMILY?
    Joel and Amy’s families have been farming for as long as anyone can remember, but they moved to PEI in January, 2015, to start their own family farm.

    WHAT’S THEIR EARLIEST FARMING MEMORY?
    One of their earliest farm memories is sitting in a corner of a box stall under a heat lamp with a litter of cute fuzzy pink pigs sleeping beside them.

    WHAT MAKES THEM MOST PROUD TO BE A PEI HOG FARMERS?
    They love adding positive momentum to both the local and export markets that the PEI Pork community has been working towards.

    THEIR FAVOURITE WAY TO ENJOY PEI PORK?
    A tie between Pork Side Ribs and Pork Kabobs!
  • D & E PORK INC.
    Patrick & Lisa Murray, along with parents Dale & Earlene
    Albany, PEI
    HOW LONG HAS FARMING BEEN IN THEIR FAMILY?
    Patrick's parents established D & E Pork in 1982, and since then the farm expanded and gradually increased until it became a farrow-to-finish operation.

    WHAT’S THEIR EARLIEST FARMING MEMORY?
    For Patrick, he remembers heading out to the barn with his father before he was barely able to walk!

    WHAT MAKES THEM MOST PROUD TO BE A PEI HOG FARMERS?
    They take pride working on the farm established by Patrick’s family, and knowing it’s now their turn to pass on the values and importance of hard work to the their own family.

    THEIR FAVOURITE WAY TO ENJOY PEI PORK?
    For Patrick, it’s BBQ Pork Tenderloin and anything with bacon. For Lisa, it’s Pulled Pork on a bun.