National Pig Association - The voice of the British pig industry

Pig World logo

Home > News


21st Mar 2022


NPA welcomes big Morrisons price increase and urges other retailers to follow suit

The NPA has welcomed the move by Morrisons to increase its weekly contribution price by a massive 30p to 180p/kg.

18th Mar 2022


SPP will take time to react to processor and Europe price rises

The welcome processor price increases announced a week ago are likely to have come too late to feed into that week’s SPP.

17th Mar 2022


New Chile pork export deal to be worth £20m over five years

The UK has secured a new pork export deal with Chile worth an estimated £20 million over the first five years.

15th Mar 2022


Let's get the message out there! #BiteIntoBritish campaign to visit Aldi on Thursday

The next #BiteIntoBritish promotion will take place at an Aldi store in the town of Hessle in East Yorkshire on Thursday.

11th Mar 2022


A welcome boost - Processors increase prices by 12-16p

Cranswick has today increased its weekly price by 16p in what it says is a response to soaring producer costs of production. 

10th Mar 2022


NPA Press Release: Future of British pork supply at risk if retailers fail to act now

The NPA is calling on retailers to significantly increase the price they pay for their pork to save the British pig industry from total collapse.

10th Mar 2022


NPA highlights industry plight at parliamentary reception

The NPA highlighted the pig industry's disastrous situation at a parliamentary reception this week.

9th Mar 2022


Porkwatch: Which retailers are backing British pig farmers?

The January AHDB Porkwatch showed relatively healthy overall support for fresh British pork, but, as always, there is plenty of room for improvement.

9th Mar 2022


Register now to have a say on how your levy is spent

Levy payers have until the end of this month to register to entitle you vote on AHDB's future priorities - and, indirectly, the size of the levy. 

7th Mar 2022


Follow-up pig industry roundtable meeting keeps the pressure up to reduce backlog

The first follow-up meeting to the February 10 pig industry crisis summit took place on Thursday, to specifically assess the backlog situation.