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19th Nov 2019

NPANews

Colin Stone named as NPA Chris Brant Award winner


The name of Colin Stone was added to list of industry legends honoured for going the 'extra mile' when he was unveiled as the NPA Chris Brant Award winner. 

19th Nov 2019

NPANews

NPA chairman Richard Lister wins David Black Award


NPA chairman Richard Lister has won the coveted David Black Award, following in the footsteps of many great names in the British pig industry. 

14th Nov 2019

NPANews

Defra grants available for diversification


Pig businesses looking to diversify, including into processing, have the opportunity to apply for Government grants of up to £750,000 until mid-February.

13th Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

Rabobank forecasts high EU pig prices in 2020 as Asia looks to fill ASF gap


EU pork prices will remain at high levels in 2020, as Asia's African swine fever crisis continues to draw in huge volumes of imports. 

12th Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

FAO highlights continuing spread of ASF in Asia


African swine fever (ASF) is continuing to spread in Asia, with confirmation expected soon of the first cases in Indonesia. 

11th Nov 2019

Westminster

Minister tells NPA Government 'deeply disappointed with US tariffs


A Trade Minister has told the NPA the Department is ‘deeply disappointed’ that the US is refusing to drop prohibitive tariffs on various EU products, including pork.

11th Nov 2019

NPANews

Search underway new Groceries Code Adjudicator


The Government has begun its search to find a new Groceries Code Adjudicator to replace Christine Tacon. 

8th Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

Australia adopts 'zero tolerance' to illegal meat imports


Australia is showing a welcome 'zero tolerance' approach to the risk of African swine fever (ASF) being spread via illegally imported meat products. 

8th Nov 2019

HealthWelfare

China pig herd recovery will take five years, report predicts


China’s pig herd will not recover from the devastaion caused by African swine fever (ASF) until 2025, according to Rabobank.

8th Nov 2019

Brussels

Ed's Election round-up


Ed Barker on the state of play as the General Election gets underway. Find out what the NPA will be up and how Ed thinks things will pan out.