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31st Aug 2018

Brussels

No bacon butty crisis, but weather could hit costs


The NPA has allayed fears of a ‘bacon butty crisis’, but has stressed that the cost of producing pigs will be hit by the summer drought.

31st Aug 2018

Prices

A change is gonna come


The pig market has remained in 'stand on' mode this week although the SPP is down by 0.39p to 148.71p.

31st Aug 2018

Brussels

Forum entry - call to arms


The latest forum entry is a 'call to arms' for 'all young (or youngish!)' people from a well-known NPA figure. 

31st Aug 2018

NPANews

NPA members urged to give their views on future of AHDB


Defra is seeking views on AHDB as part of a review that will consider the levy body’s role after we leave the EU.

31st Aug 2018

NPANews

Last day to get David Black nominations in


The deadline for making nominations for the 2018 David Black Award is today.

29th Aug 2018

NPANews

Nominate your AIG Member of the Year


NPA members are invited to nominate their favourite Allied Industry Group member for the National Pig Awards shortlist. 

29th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Movement products likely to be cause of ASF spread in China - FAO


Movement of products, rather than pigs, is likely to be responsible for the spread of African swine fever in China, according to the UN FAO. 

28th Aug 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - God help us if we get a No Deal


The latest entry on the NPA forum questions whether a No Deal could lead to an imbalanced trade policy between the EU and UK. 

27th Aug 2018

Prices

Porkwatch survey shows gains in retail bacon and ham sourcing


The major UK retailers are stocking a higher proportion of British bacon and ham than a year ago, although the percentage of fresh pork is down slightly.

25th Aug 2018

Prices

Life between the exit signs


The SPP has moved back slightly dropping by 0.16p to 149.1p/kg and, after three weeks of successive rises by 16 euro cents, the German market has paused for breath.

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