Pork

Waitrose announces £16m support scheme for pig farmers

Waitrose announces £16m support scheme for pig farmers

Supermarket chain Waitrose has announced a support scheme worth up to £16 million for its British pig farmers. It will...

May 6, 2022

UK Pig Industry Welfare Training platform launched

UK Pig Industry Welfare Training platform launched

A welfare training platform for the pigs sector has been launched by the Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (AHDB) today,...

March 1, 2022

McDonald’s called on to ensure US suppliers move to crate-free pork production

McDonald’s called on to ensure US suppliers move to crate-free pork production

A shareholder in McDonald’s in the US has called on the company to ensure that all its US suppliers move...

February 22, 2022

November pigmeat production up on last year despite sector crisis

November pigmeat production up on last year despite sector crisis

Pigmeat production in November this year, at 93,000t, was 11% higher than in November 2020, despite the ongoing challenges faced...

December 15, 2021

UK pork showcased at tasting event in China

UK pork showcased at tasting event in China

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) showcased UK pork to key influencers from Chinese media at a tasting event...

December 10, 2021

Levy holiday announced for English and Scottish pig producers

Levy holiday announced for English and Scottish pig producers

Two meat levy bodies, in agreement with Ministers from Scotland and England, have today (Thursday, October 14) announced a pork...

October 14, 2021

UK pork exports down £4 million for year so far

UK pork exports down £4 million for year so far

British government figures show the total value of UK pork exports has fallen by more than £4 million so far...

August 24, 2021

£4.1 billion spent on beef, pork and lamb over the last 12 months

£4.1 billion spent on beef, pork and lamb over the last 12 months

Consumers across Britain spent a significant total of £4.1 billion on beef, lamb and pork in 12 months alone, according...

June 16, 2021

Midweek meals campaign proves a hit as consumers return to pork

Midweek meals campaign proves a hit as consumers return to pork

The latest Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (AHDB) pork marketing campaign reached more than 85% of UK households, according to...

June 12, 2021

NFU Scotland calls on supermarkets to stock British pork

NFU Scotland calls on supermarkets to stock British pork

NFU Scotland has responded with huge frustration at recent industry intelligence figures showing the void between major supermarkets when it...

March 16, 2021

China suspends pork imports from Brazilian plant over Covid-19 concerns

China suspends pork imports from Brazilian plant over Covid-19 concerns

China has suspended all imports of pork from a Brazilian pork plant operated by Aurora Alimentos over unanswered concerns about Covid-19....

January 5, 2021

Chinese exports to leave from Cranswick’s NI plant in next 2 weeks

Chinese exports to leave from Cranswick’s NI plant in next 2 weeks

The first consignments of pork from Cranswick’s primary processing facility in Northern Ireland are expected to leave for China over...

December 3, 2020

AHDB introduces UK pork to the Canadian market

AHDB introduces UK pork to the Canadian market

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is hosting a virtual launch event for UK pork to the Canadian market. The...

October 21, 2020

Pig producers benefit from modest price increases

Pig producers benefit from modest price increases

Scottish pig farmers have benefited from a remarkable occurrence of weekly modest price increases for more than six months, according...

August 22, 2020

AHDB midweek meals campaign leads to £12.4 million pork sales boost

AHDB midweek meals campaign leads to £12.4 million pork sales boost

Nine out of 10 of people who saw the latest AHDB promotional campaign said it showed pork as a healthy...

August 11, 2020

Cranswick profits set to soar higher than forecasted

Cranswick profits set to soar higher than forecasted

UK pork giant Cranswick is on course to beat current market forecasts as profits soar amid global issues with African...

January 17, 2020

TV campaign adds £12 million to total UK pork sales

TV campaign adds £12 million to total UK pork sales

Almost £12 million of additional pork sales have been gained following the latest phases of AHDB’s Midweek Meals campaign, with...

May 14, 2019

‘On-the-go’ eating boosts UK pork sales

‘On-the-go’ eating boosts UK pork sales

Britain’s beloved bangers and bacon are boosting pork sales performance in the eating out market. According to MCA Insight, pork...

March 6, 2019