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28th Aug 2018


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


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


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.

24th Aug 2018


'No Deal' papers prolong the uncertainty for pig farmers, Lister tells 5 Live

The Brexit ‘No Deal’ papers have done little to quell the uncertainty pig farmers are experiencing about our future, Richard Lister has told the BBC.

24th Aug 2018


Ed's Brexit round-up - the 'No Deal' papers

The NPA's Ed Barker takes a look at the implications of the 'No Deal' technical papers published by the Government yesterday. 

24th Aug 2018


Volunteers wanted for fantastic school workshop programme

The NPA's Georgina Crayford is looking for volunteers to take part on workshops in schools promoting careers in the food and grocery industry.

23rd Aug 2018


No Deal scenario would damage pig industry

A ‘No Deal’ scenario would have a negative impact on the UK pig sector, damaging in particular the industry’s ability to export pork to the EU, according to the NPA.

23rd Aug 2018


Government proposes longer sentences for animal cruelty

The Government has proposed to increase the maximum penalty for animal cruelty to five years’ imprisonment.

22nd Aug 2018


Grand prix win for Lancashire producer

Lancashire farrow-to-finish producer David Goodier has been named an EU PiG Ambassadors in recognition of best practice on his farm.

21st Aug 2018


China confirms third case of African swine fever

A third case of African swine fever has been confirmed in China, as fears grow that the virus could spread widely among the world’s largest pig herd.