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30th Dec 2020

NPANews

Some positive thinking as we face the New Year's challenges!


In her latest article for Pig World, Zoe Davies highlights some of the challenges facing the sector at the moment - but insists there are reasons to be optimistic!

30th Dec 2020

NPANews

Need help over Christmas? Essential contacts for moving pigs 


For any producers who need help moving pigs over the festive period, contact numbers for the pig marketing companies can be found in the Members' Area. 

29th Dec 2020

NPANews

A challenging start to 2021 - but we have an opportunity to grow our production base if we work together


NPA allied industry chair Hugh Crabtree highlights the challenges facing the industry, and urges members to make sure they use their votes in the NPA elections.

29th Dec 2020

NPANews

NPA Election 2021: There is still time to stand - Go For It!


NPA Election 2021 logoThe chance to become part of the next NPA Pig Industry Group (PIG) is a fantastic opportunity that should be grasped with both hands. 

26th Dec 2020

Prices

The Big Deal - Peter Crichton commentary


Peter Crichton's take on the tricky market conditions in the run up to Christmas. 

25th Dec 2020

NPANews

Happy Christmas!


Happy Christmas from everyone at the NPA!

24th Dec 2020

Brussels

EU-UK trade deal a 'welcome relief' for pig sector' - NPA


The NPA has described news that the a trade deal has been agreed between the UK and EU as a 'welcome relief' for the pig sector.

24th Dec 2020

Brussels

Third country listing granted as trade deal close to being signed


The EU has granted third country listing status to the UK, enabling exports of meat, dairy and other products of animal origin to continue.

21st Dec 2020

Brussels

Bans on UK freight will affect pig sector


Bans imposed by a number of countries on UK travel and freight will affect both UK pork exports and EU pork imports. 

21st Dec 2020

NPANews

NPA pigs in blankets blind taste test - the winners revealed!


Aldi was adjudged to have come up with the tastiest pigs in blankets, in the 2020 NPA blind taste test.