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7th May 2019


German processor Tönnies acquires C&K Meats

German-based meat processor Tönnies has purchased UK business C&K Meats, its second deal here in five months.

4th May 2019


The Times They Are A-Changin

The SPP has finally woken up with recent significant rises in global pigmeat values finally filtering through to the UK.

3rd May 2019


Amazon agrees to change waste food ad after NPA complaint

Online retail giant Amazon has promised to change a high profile advert showing a boy feeding a pig with what looked like kitchen waste, after a complaint by the NPA. 

2nd May 2019


Members Area alert - animal rights activity

Producers continue to be targeted by animal rights activists.

2nd May 2019


Producers 'angry and frustrated' at dismal prices offered by processors

British pig producers are furious at the ‘dismal’ prices currently being offered at a time when the global pork market is buoyant on the back of soaring Chinse demand. 

1st May 2019


Pigs Tomorrow - places still available for industry conference

There is now just a fortnight to go until Pigs Tomorrow, the pig industry’s major conference of the year, and there are still some places available.

30th Apr 2019


20 Years of NPA - promoting Tidy Farms

NPA 20th logoIn the latest in our series looking back at 20 Years of the NPA, we go back to April 2016 and the launch of the Tidy Units Campaign.

29th Apr 2019


Could you benefit from a student placement on your farm?

The NPA receives a lot of inquiries from veterinary students courses seeking placements on pig farms.

27th Apr 2019


Be Careful What You Wish For

Although the SPP only put on a modest 0.36p to stand at 138.67p, the UK spot market was a much more exciting place to be.

26th Apr 2019


Good luck to the pig industry's London Marathon runners!

The NPA will be cheering on the brave runners from the pig industry taking on the London Marathon on Sunday.