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18th Dec 2019


Nearly 400 African swine fever outbreaks confirmed in Indonesia

Nearly 400 cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been confirmed in Indonesia, where the virus has only just been formally confirmed. 

18th Dec 2019


YNPA discusses how pig sector can set its own agenda

The young pig producers and allied industry representatives who will be the future of the pig sector discussed how we can ‘set our own agenda’ at this year’s Young NPA National event.

18th Dec 2019


AHDB responds to 'flawed' calls to cut down on meat consumption

AHDB has hit back at the latest 'flawed' calls to cut down meat consumption in response to climate change.

17th Dec 2019


Important message: Beware of non-UK pork companies bearing gifts

Zoe Davies explains why pork businesses need to be very wary about gifts supplied by companies from outside the UK. 

17th Dec 2019


NPA Pigs in Blankets blind taste test - winner revealed!

Congratulations to Waitrose, which narrowly beat Aldi and Asda in the NPA’s pigs in blankets blind taste test, held today at our Stoneleigh HQ on Monday morning.

17th Dec 2019


Cranswick buys outdoor pig business Packington pork

Cranswick has further strengthened its position in the UK pig sector with the acquisition of outdoor pig business Packington Pork Limited from the Mercer family.

16th Dec 2019


Indonesia becomes latest country to confirm African swine fever

Indonesia has become the latest Asian country to confirm African swine fever in its pig herd. 

13th Dec 2019


Election result - NPA comment

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies said the emphatic Conservative victory will end the short-term uncertainty over Brexit.

12th Dec 2019


Poland seeking new powers to shoot wild boar, as Germany ups ASF defences

The Polish Agriculture Minister is proposing new laws to allow the army and police to shoot wild boar to prevent the spread of ASF.

11th Dec 2019


Forum latest - why has Tesco reduced its British pork facings?

New posts have been published on the main forum and the members' forum.