For decades, the producers, processors and consumers of beef and pork products have struggled for ways to accurately mitigate their price risk. That’s because the CME live cattle and lean hog futures rarely correlate closely enough to actual raw meat costs.

Whether you’re looking to hedge ground beef, sliced ham or something in between, our expert Meats & Livestock team can work with you to quantify your exposure and create a customized strategy that is suitable for your specific risk management needs. This, in turn, can help you protect your margins and improve your bottom line.

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