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7th Sep 2021

Brussels

NPA Press Release: Government holds the key to save our pigs from destruction - say UK pig farmers


Time is running out for the UK pig sector, according to the NPA, which has urged the Government to take immediate action to address the labour crisis. 

6th Sep 2021

NPANews

Zoe tells Today programme staff shortages could lead to flood of cheaper EU imports


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has warned that the ongoing staff shortages hitting processing plants could lead to an influx of EU pork imports.

6th Sep 2021

NPANews

#EmptyShelves - we need YOUR help!


Are part of our wider campaign to get the Government to address the labour shortages, we would like YOU to help when you next visit the supermarket!

3rd Sep 2021

NPANews

NPA chief executive to appear on Radio 4 Today programme


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies is due to appear on the flagship BBC radio 4 Today Programme on Saturday morning. 

3rd Sep 2021

NPANews

How the NPA is supporting the industry during the biggest crisis in a generation


The current crisis facing the British pig industry is the most challenging in a generation and has come about as a result of a ‘perfect storm’ of unique events.

3rd Sep 2021

Prices

First half of 2021 was the pig sector's worst financial situation on record


The first half of 2021 represented the worst financial situation for pig producers on record. 

2nd Sep 2021

Prices

New export opportunities as Mexico opens its doors to UK pork


In some welcome good news, Mexico has officially given the green light to British pork exports for the first time.

2nd Sep 2021

NPANews

If you are struggling... talk to someone


The NPA has urged producers to ensure they speak to someone if they are struggling with the pressure the pig sector industry currently finds itself under.

2nd Sep 2021

Prices

Slaughterings plummet and carcase weights soar as pig backlog grows


Pig slaughterings were down by 24,000 head on last year and 16,100 on the five-year average last week, as the pig backlog builds, AHDB figures show. 

1st Sep 2021

NPANews

NPA raises awareness of serious impact of labour supply shortage on pig industry - coverage continues


The NPA has helped to generate huge coverage of the plight facing the pig sector as a  result of the labour shortages that are affecting the entire food chain.