National Pig Association - The voice of the British pig industry

Pig World logo

Home > News

News

19th Dec 2019

Environment

NPA welcomes progress on responsible soya sourcing


The UK livestock industry has nearly doubled the volume of soya imports covered by a standard that ensures it is produced responsibly.

18th Dec 2019

HealthWelfare

Nearly 400 African swine fever outbreaks confirmed in Indonesia


Nearly 400 cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been confirmed in Indonesia, where the virus has only just been formally confirmed. 

18th Dec 2019

NPANews

YNPA discusses how pig sector can set its own agenda


The young pig producers and allied industry representatives who will be the future of the pig sector discussed how we can ‘set our own agenda’ at this year’s Young NPA National event.

18th Dec 2019

Environment

AHDB responds to 'flawed' calls to cut down on meat consumption


AHDB has hit back at the latest 'flawed' calls to cut down meat consumption in response to climate change.

17th Dec 2019

NPANews

Important message: Beware of non-UK pork companies bearing gifts


Zoe Davies explains why pork businesses need to be very wary about gifts supplied by companies from outside the UK. 

17th Dec 2019

NPANews

NPA Pigs in Blankets blind taste test - winner revealed!


Congratulations to Waitrose, which narrowly beat Aldi and Asda in the NPA’s pigs in blankets blind taste test, held today at our Stoneleigh HQ on Monday morning.

17th Dec 2019

Prices

Cranswick buys outdoor pig business Packington pork


Cranswick has further strengthened its position in the UK pig sector with the acquisition of outdoor pig business Packington Pork Limited from the Mercer family.

16th Dec 2019

HealthWelfare

Indonesia becomes latest country to confirm African swine fever


Indonesia has become the latest Asian country to confirm African swine fever in its pig herd. 

13th Dec 2019

Brussels

Election result - NPA comment


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies said the emphatic Conservative victory will end the short-term uncertainty over Brexit.

12th Dec 2019

HealthWelfare

Poland seeking new powers to shoot wild boar, as Germany ups ASF defences


The Polish Agriculture Minister is proposing new laws to allow the army and police to shoot wild boar to prevent the spread of ASF.

Campaigns