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19th Nov 2019


NPA chairman Richard Lister wins David Black Award

NPA chairman Richard Lister has won the coveted David Black Award, following in the footsteps of many great names in the British pig industry. 

15th Nov 2019


Mind the Gap

The gap between UK and EU pig meat prices and the difference between farm gate prices and retailers’ prices is starting to resemble a chasm. 

14th Nov 2019


Defra grants available for diversification

Pig businesses looking to diversify, including into processing, have the opportunity to apply for Government grants of up to £750,000 until mid-February.

13th Nov 2019


Rabobank forecasts high EU pig prices in 2020 as Asia looks to fill ASF gap

EU pork prices will remain at high levels in 2020, as Asia's African swine fever crisis continues to draw in huge volumes of imports. 

13th Nov 2019


Members Area alert - animal rights activity

We have posted another alert in the Members' Area regarding animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

13th Nov 2019


Last chance to book for Young NPA National!

Have you booked your place at the this year’s Young NPA National yet? The event will take place on Thursday, December 12, in London.

12th Nov 2019


FAO highlights continuing spread of ASF in Asia

African swine fever (ASF) is continuing to spread in Asia, with confirmation expected soon of the first cases in Indonesia. 

11th Nov 2019


Minister tells NPA Government 'deeply disappointed with US tariffs

A Trade Minister has told the NPA the Department is ‘deeply disappointed’ that the US is refusing to drop prohibitive tariffs on various EU products, including pork.

11th Nov 2019


Search underway new Groceries Code Adjudicator

The Government has begun its search to find a new Groceries Code Adjudicator to replace Christine Tacon. 

8th Nov 2019


Australia adopts 'zero tolerance' to illegal meat imports

Australia is showing a welcome 'zero tolerance' approach to the risk of African swine fever (ASF) being spread via illegally imported meat products.