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11th Dec 2018

Prices

Rising production costs push producers back into the red


Following 32 months of profitability, rising production costs resulted in negative average pig margins in the third quarter of 2018. 

11th Dec 2018

NPANews

Consumers would be deterred by treated imports


Allowing imports of products like chlorine-washed chicken in a post-Brexit trade deal could negatively impact the UK meat industry, research shows.

10th Dec 2018

Brussels

NPA urges Prime Minister to 'bring home the bacon'


National Pig Association (NPA) chairman Richard Lister has written to Prime Minister Theresa May voicing his support for her Withdrawal Agreement.

10th Dec 2018

NPANews

Red Tractor advertising campaign boosts interest in the logo


An additional 1.4 million primary shoppers would buy Red Tractor food following the assurance scheme’s autumn advertising campaign, polling shows.

10th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

Producers urged to sign up to new Pig Health Scheme


Pig producers are being invited to join the new Pig Health Scheme, the successor to the British Pig Health Scheme (BPHS). 

7th Dec 2018

NPANews

Young NPA National - getting the industry on the front foot


A lively Young NPA National event discussed how the pig industry can get ‘on the front foot’ in its communications to the media and wider public.

7th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

Belgium's ASF restriction zone expanded


Belgium’s African swine fever (ASF) restriction zone has been expanded slightly to create an additional buffer zone.

7th Dec 2018

Prices

Demand remains rather like the weather... miserable


Probably the only slightly positive note is that the influential German producer price has stood on for the ninth week running at €1.36.

7th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

US pork industry insists UK must accept its standards under future trade deal


The US pork industry has insisted the UK must accept US standards under any post-Brexit trade deal.

7th Dec 2018

HealthWelfare

Successful Pig Health Scheme contractors revealed


AHDB has revealed the identity of the two successful contractors who will run the new Pig Health Scheme.

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