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23rd Dec 2019

NPANews

Tesco looking for new agriculture manager for pigs


Tesco is looking for a new agriculture manager for pigs, following the departure of Emer Fardy, who held the position for four years.

20th Dec 2019

Westminster

Zac Goldsmith to continue Defra role after peerage confirmed


Zac Goldsmith will continue as a Defra Minister, despite losing his Richmond seat for a second time, after Boris Johnson gave him a seat in the House of Lords. 

19th Dec 2019

NPANews

New Certification body confirmed for Red Tractor pigs scheme


Red Tractor has agreed to start working with a new certification body for the pig and poultry assurance schemes, following SAI Global’s decision to pull out of the pigs scheme.

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.

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