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18 January 2019
US pork rib promotion attracts Taiwanese consumers
USMEF recently conducted a series of US pork rib tasting events and cooking classes in partnership with Chi Mei Food, a major food company in Taiwan....
14 January 2019
New research reveals growth opportunities for US pork
The new report points out that the pork industry must innovate or risk losing relevance with today’s – and more importantly tomorrow’s – consumer....
14 December 2018
EU citizens want more transparent food safety studies
The EU is making it easier for citizens to have access to scientific studies underpinning decisions in the field of food safety on issues such as pesticides....
06 December 2018
New food purchasing programme in DC schools to improve animal welfare
The Council of the District of Columbia voted unanimously to pass the Healthy Students Amendment Act of 2018, which codifies into law the District’s implementation of the Good Food Purchasing Program...
05 December 2018
QMS pork marketing campaign receives £125,000 boost
One of Scotland’s biggest ever pork marketing campaigns is set to launch early in the new year following support from a grant from the Scottish Government...
29 November 2018
Paying it forward ham by ham this holiday season
Pig farmers across the US understand the important role that they play in contributing to a better way of life in their communities, and Giving Tuesday was no different...
28 November 2018
AHDB’s Pick Pork advertising campaign reaches millions
During AHDB’s latest Pick Pork campaign, sales of promoted cuts increased 16.5 percent and almost £3.2 million compared to the previous period, according to Kantar Worldpanel...
21 November 2018
Red tractor launches bid to become flagship of British food and farming
A huge step in Red Tractor’s evolution has been announced as the assurance scheme bids to become the flagship of British food and farming...
14 November 2018
National Pork Board and US Meat Export Federation to partner on Pork 2040
The National Pork Board, the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced that they will engage in a foresight-based marketing study called Pork 2040...
13 November 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Spain
Pork price in Spain will continue with a similar trend to 2015 fall prices, except that this year Spain will have lighter pigs going to the market....
26 October 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: U.S. hog marketing’s soar
Last week the U.S. marketed 2,589,000 hogs, up from 120,000 a year ago. We expect last week’s number is one of the highest weeks ever....
25 October 2018
Strasbourg "flash" group spotlights unfair food trade
EU - 25 October 2018: West Midlands MEP Anthea McIntyre has joined farmers and producers' groups in a "flash" event outside the European Parliament to highlight unfair trading practices by retail giants...
22 October 2018
Chinese professionals educated about ease of cooking US pork
Increasing awareness of US pork and beef by engaging young professionals with an interest in home cooking, USMEF conducted four consumer cooking classes in Shanghai...
09 October 2018
Organic sector calls for clearer contingency measures as Brexit looms
UK - The Organic Trade Board (OTB) and the United Kingdom Organic Certifiers Group (UKOCG) are calling for a clear contingency plan to ensure the continued trade of organic produce with the EU in the event...
27 September 2018
Will you be attending Indo Livestock 2019?
Indonesia's number one livestock and feed industry show returns to Surabaya...
25 September 2018
US pork outlook positive despite trade uncertainty
The President of Global AgriTrends says despite the current disruption in the global trade of US pork the long-term outlook remains optimistic...
24 September 2018
APRIL appoints first CEO and Chief Scientist
John Pluske has been appointed inaugural Chief Scientist and CEO of Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL)...
21 September 2018
The UK's new chief vet to visit China to support pork trade deals
CHINA - The UK’s new Chief Veterinary Officer will get first-hand insight into the Chinese import market when she joins the AHDB at the one of the country’s most important meat exhibitions....
13 September 2018
Canadian pork producers request government help in contending with trade wars
The Canadian Pork Council is calling for government intervention to help the pork sector cope with the impact of trade disputes between the United States and its key trading partners...
12 September 2018
New ‘Pick Pork’ TV ads promote quick-cook cuts
The latest £2.5 million phase of the AHDB ‘Pick Pork’ advertising campaign will hit TV screens from Monday (17 September)...
11 September 2018
Red Tractor bid to become British food and farming flagship
A new million pound TV advertising campaign launched by Red Tractor will help raise its profile and that of the thousands of farmers behind the assurance scheme and the high standards they adhere to, the...
10 September 2018
Multi-national study shows health and safety is top priority for pork consumers
A choice experiment investigated the role of production characteristics in consumer choice of pork. Results indicate possibilities for product positioning based on health and safety...
04 September 2018
Will plant-based diets push the meat sector to change its marketing strategy?
How is veganism disrupting the pork industry and how can pork producers positively respond to this? The Pig Site speaks to AHDB’s Senior Consumer Insight Analyst, Susie Stannard, about the most recent...
22 August 2018
Thai supermarket chain pledges to end sow confinement
Tops Market, a Thai supermarket chain, pledges “full support” for World Animal Protection’s Raise Pigs Right campaign as global momentum builds...
13 August 2018
Pork producers encouraged to engage with the public
The Chair of Manitoba Pork says it's up to the farmers who produce the food to share the story of how that food is produced with those who consume the food...
08 August 2018
Introducing the new rules on gene-editing in pork production
What you need to know about the recent EU court ruling on gene-editing and GMO, and how this will affect pig farmers globally...
03 August 2018
Pork sector outlooks remain positive
Farm Credit Canada says the outlook for Canada's pork sector over the next six to 18 months remains positive...
01 August 2018
EU court rules gene editing = GMO
Jim Long provides commentary on the recent changes regarding gene editing as GMO and how this could affect pork demand from consumers...
How can you bridge the gap between farm and fork?
Vegans make up just two per cent of the UK population – but the appetite for meat and dairy alternatives is growing as more and more people look for a wider variety of meals. AHDB discusses the strategy...
30 July 2018
China Market Report
Genesus provides a market update for the China hog market...
 
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