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23rd May 2019

Prices

Latest pig price increase an 'insult' as industry continues to lose millions


The latest increase in the pig price is an insult to the hard work of the industry, NPA chairman Richard Lister has told processors.

23rd May 2019

NPANews

Red Tractor appoints former Boris Johnson staffer to communications role


Red Tractor has appointed a new head of communications, as the assurance scheme looks to step up its profile.

22nd May 2019

Prices

Why the UK pig industry is losing millions


The UK pig industry is losing millions of pounds each month on the back of the failure of pig prices to rise in line with those seen across the EU.

21st May 2019

NPANews

The Government understands its responsibility to control feral boar - Defra Minister


Defra Minister Lord Gardiner has stressed that the Government understands its responsibility for controlling feral boar populations.

21st May 2019

Prices

Cranswick posts healthy profit for 2018/19


Cranswick has reported a healthy statutory profit before tax of £86.5 million for 2018/19, although the figure is £1.5m down on the previous year.

21st May 2019

HealthWelfare

ASF spreading across Vietnam


More than 2,000 new cases of African swine fever have been confirmed in Vietnam, according to the global animal health body OIE. 

20th May 2019

NPANews

Welcome to the NPA, Rebecca!


A big welcome to Rebecca Veale, who takes up her new role at the NPA today.

20th May 2019

NPANews

Nominations open today for our industry's highest honour


Nominations for the Chris Brant Award, the very best kind of honest mud-on-boots award, are open. 

20th May 2019

NPANews

NPA goes to Parliament


A group of NPA members enjoyed an in-depth tour of the Houses of Parliament on Friday.

18th May 2019

Prices

Stand in the Gap


With sharply rising EU pig meat prices, the latest SPP moved up by a relatively modest 1.26p to stand at 142.94p.

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