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18th Mar 2019

Brussels

NPA publishes briefing on 'no deal' Brexit tariff regime


As the prospect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal refuses to go away, the NPA has published a detailed document on UK pork tariffs in this scenario. 

18th Mar 2019

Prices

UK pork exports surge at start of 2019


The start of 2019 has seen a welcome surge in UK pig meat exports, fuelled by more than £16 million in shipments to non-EU destinations in January alone.

15th Mar 2019

Brussels

What the Government's no deal tariff regime means for the pig sector


Import tariffs would remain on most pork products in the event of a Brexit no deal. But they would be set at significantly lower levels.

15th Mar 2019

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up - a proper box of frogs!


NPA senior policy advisor Ed Barker gives his views on what, even by recent standards, was a fairly extraordinary week in Westminster. 

13th Mar 2019

Brussels

NPA calls for no deal option to be removed following latest Brexit setback


The NPA has urged the Government and MPs to end the uncertainty for pig farmers, following the latest defeat for Theresa May over her Brexit plans.

12th Mar 2019

HealthWelfare

Pig prices in China soaring as ASF hits production


Chinese pig prices are rising rapidly as African swine fever takes its toll on production within the world's largest pig herd.

11th Mar 2019

Prices

Pig production losses grow but brighter times ahead forecast


Pig producers typically lost £7/head during the last quarter of 2018 but better times could finally be around the corner. 

11th Mar 2019

NPANews

20 Years of NPA - Stand by Your Ham


NPA 20th logoEleven years ago this month, music loving members of the general public were being treated to a pig-themed masterpiece, courtesy of 30 pig farmers.   

8th Mar 2019

Westminster

Ed's Brexit round-up - time ticks closer


Whilst our PM and her selected cabinet members and Ministers scrabble around the corridors of Brussels, times ticks closer to a pretty massive week for the Government.

8th Mar 2019

HealthWelfare

Update to Red Tractor pig standards


Red Tractor has updated one of its pig standards with regards to responsible and competent use of medicines and veterinary treatments.