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19th Dec 2017

NPANews

'Producer Group must represent all of the industry'


The NPA Producer Group must represent all parts of the British pig industry, including the independent producers, says the latest candidate.

19th Dec 2017

NPANews

Hope for the next generation - another candidate throws hat in the ring


The latest producer to put themselves forward for election is Sophie Hope, who wants to fly the flag for the next generation. 

19th Dec 2017

Westminster

Ed's EFRA evidence - the full transcript


The full transcript is now available from NPA senior policy advisor Ed Barker's appearance in front of the EFRA Committee. 

18th Dec 2017

HealthWelfare

Do not feed food waste to pigs - campaign stepped up


The UK administraions have joined forces with the NPA and other industry bodies to remind pig keepers not to feed kitchen scraps to their animals.

18th Dec 2017

Prices

Pork loin medallion sales up by 27%


Sales of pork loin medallions, the subject of the recent TV advertising campaign, increased by 27% compared to the same period last year.

15th Dec 2017

Prices

Blue Christmas


Nothing particularly good to report as far as pig prices are concerned. The SPP continues its downward drift losing another 0.62p.

15th Dec 2017

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


The NPA's Ed Barker summarises the major Brexit developments in another busy week. 

15th Dec 2017

HealthWelfare

Brussels sets in motion plans to address tail biting  


Member states have been asked to provide an action plan outlining how they intend to tackle the problem of tail biting in pigs.

14th Dec 2017

Prices

FSA failing to deliver data from abattoirs


Potentially valuable data gathered from Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspections at abattoirs is not being passed back to producers, it has emerged.

14th Dec 2017

Prices

Tulip-Easey deal given green light by competition authorities


Tulip’s acquisition of Easey Holdings has been approved by the Competition & Markets Authority, with no further action necessary.

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