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6th May 2022


NPA welcomes Waitrose's £16m investment in the pig price

The NPA has welcomed Waitrose's announcement of a new £16m support package to ensure its pork suppliers cover their' soaring costs of production.

5th May 2022


NPA calls for Tesco support, as four out of five British pig farmers are set to go bust

The NPA has told Tesco it needs to do more to support struggling pig producers or risk losing its British pork supply base. 

5th May 2022


Zoe announces departure from NPA after 14 years of incredible service

Zoe Davies has announced she will be leaving the NPA after 14 years of unstinting service, including eight as chief executive.

4th May 2022


Members Area latest - policy update

We have posted a policy update on an important topic for pig producers in the Members' Area. 

30th Apr 2022


NPA welcomes Sainsbury's move to support pig prices - and urges others to follow

The NPA has welcomed a move by Sainsbury's to invest £2.8 million into increasing the price of its suppliers. 

30th Apr 2022


NPA warns of ASF risk from Government decision to abandon checks on EU imports

The NPA has warned that the Government's decision on import checks exposes British farmers to the risk of diseases like ASF entering the UK. 

27th Apr 2022


We are losing £5,000 per week - Wiltshire farmer highlights huge pressures facing pig farmers

The ongoing pig industry crisis is likely to result in a contraction in UK pork production, opening the door for lower standard imports, a Wiltshire farmer has warned.  

26th Apr 2022


Porkwatch survey shows some retailers need to do more to back British pig farmers

The latest Porkwatch survey shows a mixed performance among the big retailers when it comes to stocking British pork products. 

26th Apr 2022


Avian flu housing measures to be lifted

The mandatory avian flu housing measures, introduced in the UK in November, are to be lifted on May 2. 

22nd Apr 2022


New chair and vice-chair for Young NPA

Samantha Carmichael, MSD veterinary key account manager – Pigs, has been appointed as the new chair of Young NPA.