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24th Jun 2020

NPANews

Pig Industry Group meeting highlights rising straw prices as growing concern


Rising straw prices are once again becoming a concern. This was one of a number of topics discussed at the latest Pig Industry Group meeting.

24th Jun 2020

Environment

Defra to hold webinars on Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme


Pig farmers and interested parties are invited to take part in a series of webinars to help shape the future of the Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme.

23rd Jun 2020

Prices

Cranswick announces profits in excess of £100m for 2019-20


Cranswick has announced another impressive set of results for the last financial year, with profits topping £100 million. 

22nd Jun 2020

HealthWelfare

More than 1,000 workers at Tönnies now positive for COVID-19


The number of workers testing positive for COVID-19 at the Tönnies abattoir ​​​​​​in northerwestern Germany has passed 1,000. ​

22nd Jun 2020

NPANews

Government launches COVID-19 'bounce back' export plan


The Government has launched a new ‘bounce back’ plan intended to 'turbo charge' the food export trade following the imapct of COVID-19. 

22nd Jun 2020

Prices

More than half of UK pork exports went to China in April


For the first time ever, China accounted for nore than half of UK fresh and frozen pork exports in April. 

18th Jun 2020

NPANews

Message for members in response to German COVID-19 pork plant closure


A Tönnies abattoir in northwestern Germany has closed due to a mass COVID-19 outbreak. See Members Area for NPA comment. 

18th Jun 2020

NPANews

NPA makes pig industry's voice heard on import standards as FT picks up the story


The NPA has continued to make the UK pig sector’s voice heard as a lead story it helped to arrange in the FT on a UK-USA free trade agreement generates huge interest.

18th Jun 2020

Brussels

NFU import standards petition passes one million mark


More than one million people have now signed the NFU’s petition to ensure UK producers are not undermined in future trade deals. 

18th Jun 2020

Brussels

NPA backs calls for progress on EU trade talks


The NPA is backing calls from the NFU and farming organisations across the EU for more progress in trade talks in order to establish a UK/EU free trade agreement.