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26th Aug 2020


Cranswick's Adam Couch appointed to Government trade advisory body

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has appointed Adam Couch as an advisor to the Government on its future trading arrangements. 

25th Aug 2020


Retailers stocking more British bacon and ham, Porkwatch survey shows

The proportion of British bacon and ham on display across the big UK retailers increased during the early part of the summer.

24th Aug 2020


Looking ahead towards 2021 and our future relationship with the EU

NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker has written an article for Farmers Guardian's Brexit Hub looking ahead to some of the big issues on the horizon. 

21st Aug 2020


Production suspended at Cranswick Ballymena plant due to COVID-19 outbreak

Production has been suspended production at Cranwick's Ballymena plant after a cluster of COVID-19 cases came to light.

21st Aug 2020


Environment Agency scales back pre-application service but 'minimal impact' on pig and poultry units

The Environment Agency has confirmed it is temporarily reducing its pre-application advice services for customers applying for installations permits.

21st Aug 2020


Lockdown retail boom sees Cranswick sales soar

Cranswick has lifted its outlook for the current financial year after benefiting from a significant sales boost during the lockdown period.

20th Aug 2020


Frustration for UK pork sector as US 'Airbus' tariffs remain

The UK pork sector will continue to face high tariffs on pork exports to the US, but might lose out on possible ‘rebalancing’ tariffs on US imports. 

18th Aug 2020


Members Area - response to media articles on antibiotics

NPA senior policy adviser Rebecca Veale has written a blog in the Members' Area in response to media coverage on antibiotic use in livestock farming. 

18th Aug 2020


20-year high for UK pork production in July

July UK pork production was up 9% year-on-year to reach a 20-year high for the month, according to Defra figures.

18th Aug 2020


Nominations for David Black Award open until end of August

The window for making nominations for the prestigious David Black Award will remain open until the of this month.