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17th Apr 2019

NPANews

NPA announces new senior policy advisor


The NPA is delighted to announce that Rebecca Veale will be joining the association as our new senior policy advisor next month.

17th Apr 2019

Prices

Global pork production to fall by 4% on the back of China ASF woes


Lower productivity in China will result in a 4% reduction in global pork production in 2019, according to the USDA.

17th Apr 2019

Prices

NPA welcomes improved Porkwatch survey findings


A welcome increase has been recorded in the proportion of British pork products on display in the major UK retailers.

16th Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

NPA issues formal complaint over Amazon swill feeding ad


The NPA has submitted a formal complaint about an Amazon advert showing a pet pig being fed kitchen scraps.

16th Apr 2019

Prices

Fresh and frozen pork defy downward meat trend - but bacon volumes continue to fall


Fresh and frozen pork sales increased by 1% in the 12 weeks ending March, defying the otherwise downward trend for meat sales. 

15th Apr 2019

NPANews

South West Spring regional reminder


The South West Spring Regional meeting takes place at Exeter racecourse on Wednesday evening. 

15th Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

TRACES system to continue as a result of Brexit extension


The decision to delay Brexit for up to six months means the TRACES system will continue to be used for import notifications, Defra has confirmed.

15th Apr 2019

NPANews

Morgan family honoured for contribution to agriculture


The Morgan pig farming family have been recognised for their contribution to agriculture, including their ability the farming message across to the wider public. 

12th Apr 2019

Environment

Environmental permitting podcast


AHDB has released a useful podcast, featuring Environment Agency representatives, on changes to the environmental permitting system. 

12th Apr 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - when will our price rise? And Red Tractor advice


The latest posts on the NPA forum question what is happening with the UK pork price and deliver some useful tips on Red Tractor audits. 

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