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"Ultimately we supply the product that the processors cannot do without"- more comments on pig prices

14th May 2019 / By Alistair Driver

The comments continue to come into the forum the price situation. "If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck," the latest one suggests.

"Ultimately we supply the product that the processors cannot do without. Is it not time that as many independents came together to create their own processor?" the poster asks. 

To read the comment, catch up on recent posts - including a suggestion that 'it might be time to start shorting pigs again' - and have your say, click here

The situation, which has soon UK price rises lag way behind increases seen elsewhere on the back of higher Chinese demand, has prompted the NPA to push for a pig supply chain code of conduct.

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