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7th May 2019

Prices

German processor Tönnies acquires C&K Meats


German-based meat processor Tönnies has purchased UK business C&K Meats, its second deal here in five months.

3rd May 2019

NPANews

Amazon agrees to change waste food ad after NPA complaint


Online retail giant Amazon has promised to change a high profile advert showing a boy feeding a pig with what looked like kitchen waste, after a complaint by the NPA. 

2nd May 2019

Prices

Producers 'angry and frustrated' at dismal prices offered by processors


British pig producers are furious at the ‘dismal’ prices currently being offered at a time when the global pork market is buoyant on the back of soaring Chinse demand. 

29th Apr 2019

NPANews

Could you benefit from a student placement on your farm?


The NPA receives a lot of inquiries from veterinary students courses seeking placements on pig farms.

25th Apr 2019

Brussels

Why aren't UK pig prices rising faster? NPA seeking answers


UK pig prices are rising far too slowly for the NPA, as recent tiny increases are coming nowhere near the China-driven hikes being experienced elsewhere. 

25th Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

Aujeszky's disease confirmed in France


Aujeszky’s disease has been confirmed in pigs in southern France, with wild boar believed to be the source of the outbreak.  

25th Apr 2019

NPANews

CMA blocks Sainsbury's-Asda merger


The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the proposed merger between Sainsbury's and Asda. 

24th Apr 2019

NPANews

NPA expresses concern over changes to bird control licences


The NPA has expressed concern at the revoking of three general licences for controlling certain wild birds.

23rd Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

NPA chair highlights waste food message as Jeremy Vine focuses on African swine fever


NPA chairman Richard Lister rammed home the message about not feeding waste to pigs as the Jeremy Vine Show focused ASF today.

23rd Apr 2019

HealthWelfare

Panic in China as ASF takes its toll


The vast majority of Chinese pig farms are not restocking after African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks as 'panic' hits the nation, according to reports.