Welcome to Pork Nova Scotia!

The pork industry in Nova Scotia is a family business that plays an integral role in the province’s employment and economical development.

Pork Nova Scotia is the marketing agent for hogs in Nova Scotia. Through the Natural Products Act, its mandate is to carry out the purchase and sale of hogs in the province, as well as to maintain a sustainable hog industry and favorable environment for the production of pork in Nova Scotia.

Did you know…

  • Pork is the most popular meat in the world, making up 43% of world meat consumption.
  • One serving of lean, trimmed cooked pork is about the size of a deck of cards in the palm of your hand.
  • Pork contains many of the nutrients recommended by Health Canada to build and maintain a healthy body.
  • To maintain the high quality of Canadian pork, the pork industry developed and lauched the CQA® (Canadian Quality Assurance) program, a pro-active on-farm food safety program to promote the production of safe, high-quality pork for our domestic and global customers.


In an effort to practice social distancing to ensure the health of Nova Scotians, PNS staff will be working remotely as of March 24, 2020 and can be reached by email or by phone. The physical PNS office will be closed for the foreseeable future. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

If you are looking to place a PigTrace order, orders will only be processed on Tuesday and can only be delivered via Canada post.  In order to be processed, orders must be received by Tuesday at noon.

Please see our COVID-19 Updates page for updates within the industry: http://porknovascotia.ca/category/covid-19/


Contact Us

7 Atlantic Central Drive
East Mountain, NS B6L 2Z2
Tel: (902) 893-7455
Fax: (902) 893-7063

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