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September Pig Market Trends out now

27 September 2016

The September edition of Pig Market Trends (PMT) is published today.

From boyband to bangers

27 September 2016

Jonathan Benjamin ‘JB’ Gill was today announced as the ambassador for British Sausage Week 2016, the annual sausage celebration which rewards those bangers with the X factor.

Emma’s building a career

26 September 2016

The pig industry holds a real attraction for Emma Slater, which is why she is now working for AHDB Pork as environment and buildings officer.

EU pig price continuing its upwards trend

26 September 2016

The EU average pig reference price continued its upward trend of the year, following a slight plateau in August.

Defra records increase in the English total and breeding herds

26 September 2016

Defra figures from the 1 June English pig survey show a surprising increase in the total pig herd, with reported numbers up 2%, to 3.9 million head.

Italian pork imports down, but live trade increasing

26 September 2016

Volumes of fresh/frozen pork imported into Italy fell by 6%, relative to 2015 during the first half of the year, to 481,800 tonnes.

Focus farm goes online with webinar

22 September 2016

David Goodier, AHDB Pork’s Focus Farm host in Lancashire, will be taking part in a webinar on Monday 3 October from 4:00pm – 5:00pm.

Declines in EU’s breeding and finishing pig herds

22 September 2016

The latest provisional figures from Eurostat show a decline in both the breeding and finishing herd on an EU level in the year to June 2016.

Pork retail sales back slightly

21 September 2016

In the 12 weeks to 14 August, the amount of pork purchased was down on a year earlier, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.

UK pig prices - week ended 17 September

21 September 2016

The EU-spec SPP rose once again in week ended 17 September, up 0.49p to 140.38p/kg.