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16th Jul 2021


Last chance to nominate your NPA Allied Industry Member of the Year

Is there a company out there you believe delivers sustained and exceptional service to the UK pig sector?

15th Jul 2021


British pig sector ready to play its part in delivering National Food Strategy

The British pig sector is well positioned to play a positive role in helping to deliver the new National Food Strategy’s objectives, says the NPA. 

13th Jul 2021


Dates for the diary - NPA Autumn Regionals and RUMA Conference

We have updated the website with some autumn dates for your diary, including the welcome return of NPA Autumn Regional meetings. 

12th Jul 2021


Survey shows public wants to protect British food in trade deals

A new survey has demonstrated the strength of feeling among the British public when it comes to upholding the UK’s high food standards in trade negotiations.

12th Jul 2021


Ladies in Pigs to celebrate 30th anniversary in style in November

Ladies in Pigs (LIPs) will be holding a night of celebration in November to mark its 30th anniversary. 

11th Jul 2021


Members' Area alert - animal rights activity update

We have posted an important update in the Members' Area on the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

9th Jul 2021


NPA calls for Government support over trio of major industry problems

The NPA has written to two Government Departments seeking support to address ongoing market problems, the labour supply crisis and the loss of Chinese pork exports.

8th Jul 2021


Pig price up again, but 'headwinds starting to develop'

GB pig prices increased by 1.39p last week, as the EU-spec SPP reached 158.96p/kg, with all but the heaviest pricing band showing increases.

8th Jul 2021


Last chance to nominate your NPA Chris Brant Award candidate!

You have got less than two days to get your nomination in this year's NPA Chris Brant Award!

7th Jul 2021


NPA briefing highlights imbalance of new UK-EU trading arrangements

The NPA has published a briefing on the the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), which highlights some of the issues it raises for the UK pork sector.