National Pig Association - The voice of the British pig industry

Pig World logo

Home > News

News

11th Jun 2019

Prices

Tulip secures Co-op premium sausage contract


Tulip has won a new contract to supply the Co-op with 'top-tier' fresh sausages.

10th Jun 2019

Prices

Is the SPP part of the problem?


The current price situation has put the spotlight on how pig prices are set and reported in the UK. Is the SPP part of the problem? 

10th Jun 2019

NPANews

JSR and Bishop Burton combine to inspire young people in agriculture


JSR and Bishop Burton Agricultural College have joined forces to inspire ‘a new generation of passionate and knowledgeable people’ to pursue careers in agriculture.

8th Jun 2019

Prices

Unfairground


Pig pricing has turned into something of a fairground ride with 'swings and roundabouts' being the main features. 

7th Jun 2019

NPANews

Becca's blog: My first few weeks at the NPA...


In the first in a new series of blogs, the NPA's newest recruit, Rebecca Veale, outlines her first impressions of the pig industry...

7th Jun 2019

HealthWelfare

#MuckFreeTruck podcast available now


The latest AHDB podcast, dedicated to the #MuckFreeTruck campaign, is available now.

7th Jun 2019

Prices

Pig price latest - 'I look forward to the day the boot is on the other foot'


The EU-spec SPP increased by just over a penny last week, reaching 146.47p/kg, but the recent rises are too little, too late.

7th Jun 2019

NPANews

'Perhaps the EU was not so bad after all!' - forum post


The latest forum entry delivers strong views on the differential between the EU and UK price, Brexit and a future US trade deal. 

7th Jun 2019

NPANews

His head was spinning - so much to discuss as we invited Defra official to pig farm


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies reports on a constructive day as a leading Defra official visited an outdoor pig unit. 

6th Jun 2019

Campaigns