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23 May 2018
AHDB’s Pork Yearbook goes digital
A popular AHDB publication for the pig industry has for the first time entered the digital era – providing readers with greater access to a wealth of resources...
National UK BBQ Award winners announced by Q Guild of Butchers
The winners of the annual awards were announced at the national awards ceremony in Hertfordshire, England...
21 May 2018
NFU President highlights need for positive trading environment post-Brexit
The President of the NFU will today (Monday 21 May) underline the importance of an ambitious trade deal with the EU for UK agriculture...
Far East holds export hopes for pork sector
The Asia-Pacific region continues to offer opportunities for the UK pork sector – but industry must continue to work hard to ensure UK products are at the top of the list for importers...
Premium pig classes expected at Royal Bath & West Show
Charismatic and intelligent animals, pigs are a popular attraction at the Royal Bath & West Show. But they are not the easiest animals to exhibit, as there are usually many pigs in the ring at the same...
15 May 2018
Livestock in Low Input Systems 2018
Following the growing success of previous events, the Scottish Organic Producers Association (SOPA) would like to invite those from across the agricultural sector to attend this year’s Livestock in Low...
11 May 2018
Pork Checkoff to be featured at World Meat Congress
The biennial global event is to be held in Dallas, 30 May to 1 June 2018 and will bring together the world’s major red meat industry leaders ...
09 May 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Market report
Last week the US cash hog market continued its recent advance, with 22 days in a row of increased prices. ...
08 May 2018
British farmers should be the supplier of choice to the UK market, says NFU
The NFU has released its vision for a sustainable, profitable and progressive future for farm businesses in response to Defra’s consultation on a domestic agriculture policy which closes today...
APRIL advises pork research approvals
A first call by Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) for research to enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of the Australasian pork industry has resulted in 14 proposals being...
03 May 2018
Crowd Cow introduces pork to craft meat selection
The small, independent farm marketplace now offers snout-to-tail cuts of pork to its nationwide customer base...
01 May 2018
Engage with farmers to deliver change, NFU tells Defra Secretary of State
Farmers need to be at the heart of a future domestic agricultural policy with food production at its core, NFU President Minette Batters has said to the Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove today...
Omnipork: Disrupting China’s pork industry
With promising outlooks for human health and the environment, could the new pork alternative disrupt the largest pork market on the planet?...
30 April 2018
British meat levy boards to exhibit at SIAL Canada
Red meat and dairy products from Britain will take centre stage at a major international food and drink show in Canada this week....
27 April 2018
Weighing up pork production priorities
Addressing pork producers in Western Australia last week at WAPPA’s annual Pig Day Out, Pork CRC CEO Roger Campbell said increasing carcass weight was perhaps the greatest opportunity for productivity...
26 April 2018
CPF announces global policy on animal welfare
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) announced a global policy on animal welfare in line with international animal health principles to ensure of the welfare of its farm animals’. The policy will be implemented...
24 April 2018
What's on the label? France bans meat terminology on veggie alternatives
France has, this week (24 April), introduced a ban against using terminology relating to animal-based foods to describe their plant-based alternatives...
23 April 2018
The Pork Expo Africa 2018
Pork Expo Africa is Africa’s largest pig/pork industry-specific trade show that brings together pig producers, input manufacturers/traders, pork/pig traders, consumers and industry professionals from...
19 April 2018
No-touch meat packaging for millennials
Sainsbury's has announced that it will be introducing no-touch packaging for their chicken pieces in May 2018...
Export opportunities in the Philippines
Opportunities to export beef and pork to the Philippines are being explored by AHDB and QMS this week as part of a two-day British Meat Trade Mission ...
Less and better meat for the future of the industry
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably. ...
18 April 2018
Threat of extinction for British native pig breeds
The Rare Breeds Survival Trust has issued its updated watchlist for 2018-19, with the British Landrace, British Lop, Large Black and Middle White continuing to feature top of the list....
Walmart, Tesco and Carrefour are set to lose customers over poor pig welfare
World Animal Protection is calling for household names such as Walmart, Tesco and Carrefour to source its pork from high-welfare farms, or to risk losing customers. ...
17 April 2018
US pigs return to Argentina
For the first time in 26 years, US pork exports will be permitted into Argentina for sale and consumption....
13 April 2018
DanBred launches Dutch subsidiary
The establishment of DanBred BV will ensure the continuous supply of DanBred breeding animals and genetics to the Dutch market....
12 April 2018
ASA rejects pork medallions complaint
A complaint from vegan group Viva! on the AHDB Pork Midweek Meals campaign has not been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA)....
11 April 2018
What’s on the label? Traditionally-harvested vs lab-grown
WASHINGTON – As new, alternative “beef” products make their way onto grocery store shelves, National Farmers Union (NFU) is encouraging federal officials to establish labelling requirements that...
10 April 2018
The way forward: Trust and transparency
The Chair of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute says trust and transparency are key to earning the loyalty of Canadian consumers at the retail grocery level....
Volta Mega Pork Fair 2018
Efua Okai reports on the Volta Mega Pork Fair, based in Ho, Ghana, and explores the alternative feed supplements being used by modern-day Ghanaian farmers....
03 April 2018
Pork producers advised to aggressively forward price hogs for this coming winter
Farmscape – H@ms Marketing Services is advising producers to forward contract at least half of their production for this coming winter....
 
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