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29th Jun 2020

Prices

Tönnies plant closure 'wreaking havoc' on cull sow market


The closure of the Tönnies processing plant, in Germany, has 'wreaked havoc' with the cull sow market, according to Thames Valley Cambac.

26th Jun 2020

Prices

Waitrose reduces nitrites across own-label bacon and gammon


Waitrose is introducing lower levels of nitrite across its entire own-label fresh bacon and gammon ranges at the start of July.

26th Jun 2020

Prices

Changes


Although the SPP has put on another 0.29p to stand at 164.93p, pig traders are reflecting a note of caution.

25th Jun 2020

NPANews

Which? survey highlights public concern over import standards


A survey by consumer champion Which? has highlighted public concern over import standards in future trade deals. 

25th Jun 2020

NPANews

Forum entry - Food for thought


The latest post on the NPA forum challenges the supposed link between school holidays and the demand for pork. 

24th Jun 2020

NPANews

Pig Industry Group meeting highlights rising straw prices as growing concern


Rising straw prices are once again becoming a concern. This was one of a number of topics discussed at the latest Pig Industry Group meeting.

24th Jun 2020

Environment

Defra to hold webinars on Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme


Pig farmers and interested parties are invited to take part in a series of webinars to help shape the future of the Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme.

23rd Jun 2020

Prices

Cranswick announces profits in excess of £100m for 2019-20


Cranswick has announced another impressive set of results for the last financial year, with profits topping £100 million. 

22nd Jun 2020

NPANews

Members Area alert - two animal rights activity updates


Two important updates on the latest animal rights activity targeting pig farms have been posted in the Members' Area today.

22nd Jun 2020

HealthWelfare

More than 1,000 workers at Tönnies now positive for COVID-19


The number of workers testing positive for COVID-19 at the Tönnies abattoir ​​​​​​in northerwestern Germany has passed 1,000. ​

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