National Pig Association - The voice of the British pig industry

Pig World logo

Home > News

News

26th Mar 2022

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


We have an update in the Members' Area on the animal rights activity targeting the industry. 

23rd Mar 2022

Prices

Removal of 25% US maize tariff could bring feed price boost


In a move that should ease some of the pressure on feed prices, the UK will be lifting the 25% tariff on US maize imports.

22nd Mar 2022

NPANews

What should Defra's small welfare grants cover?


Defra is currently working on developing the small grants scheme as part of the Animal Health and Welfare pathway.

21st Mar 2022

NPANews

Ukrainian pig sector appeals for support as war causes crisis 'of enormous scale'


The Association of Ukrainian pig breeders has issued a plea for humanitarian assistance as the war generates an 'enormous crisis' for the country's pig industry. 

21st Mar 2022

Prices

NPA welcomes big Morrisons price increase and urges other retailers to follow suit


The NPA has welcomed the move by Morrisons to increase its weekly contribution price by a massive 30p to 180p/kg.

18th Mar 2022

Prices

SPP will take time to react to processor and Europe price rises


The welcome processor price increases announced a week ago are likely to have come too late to feed into that week’s SPP.

17th Mar 2022

NPANews

New Chile pork export deal to be worth £20m over five years


The UK has secured a new pork export deal with Chile worth an estimated £20 million over the first five years.

15th Mar 2022

NPANews

Let's get the message out there! #BiteIntoBritish campaign to visit Aldi on Thursday


The next #BiteIntoBritish promotion will take place at an Aldi store in the town of Hessle in East Yorkshire on Thursday.

11th Mar 2022

NPANews

A welcome boost - Processors increase prices by 12-16p


Cranswick has today increased its weekly price by 16p in what it says is a response to soaring producer costs of production. 

10th Mar 2022

NPANews

NPA Press Release: Future of British pork supply at risk if retailers fail to act now


The NPA is calling on retailers to significantly increase the price they pay for their pork to save the British pig industry from total collapse.