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18th Sep 2017

Brussels

NPA and NFU call for extension of organic derogation


The NPA has joined forces with NFU and stakeholders across the industry to urge the European Commission to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry.

15th Sep 2017

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


Westminster is now back in full swing (for a short while at least) and there's plenty happening on the Brexit front. 

15th Sep 2017

NPANews

Red Tractor pork changes from October 1


Red Tractor pork standards are changing this autumn, with most of the key changes coming in from October 1. Here is a summary of what you need to know. 

14th Sep 2017

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic advisory website updated


A website set up to promote responsible use of antibiotics on farms has been updated to provide farmers with a 'one-stop shop' on the subject. 

12th Sep 2017

NPANews

Efforts to continue to secure China trotter exports


Negotiations will continue on getting permission for more meat plants to export trotters to China, after three plants were granted permission last month.  

11th Sep 2017

NPANews

NPA producer group urges industry to celebrate diversity of production


The UK pig industry should celebrate the diversity of production systems within it as one of its greatest strengths, according the NPA producer group.

11th Sep 2017

Prices

Tulip acquires Easey holdings


Tulip has announced its acquisition of UK pig producer Easey Holdings, in a major investment in the British pig industry.

8th Sep 2017

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


Ed's weekly look at the latest Brexit developments including the leak of an inflammatory report on the Government's post-Brexit immigration plans.  

7th Sep 2017

Prices

What impact will rising supplies have on the market?


Prices are going to come under pressure over the next few months as pig supplies tighten in the UK and the EU, according to Mick Sloyan.

6th Sep 2017

Brussels

NPA 'alarmed' at leaked Brexit immigration paper


The NPA has expressed concern following the publication of a leaked document giving an insight into the Government’s post-Brexit immigration policy.