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Another week of stable pig prices

11 July 2018

GB finished pig prices remained broadly stable in the week ended 7 July, continuing the trend seen since early June.

German pig population back in decline

11 July 2018

Despite picking up slightly during 2017, the German pig herd has now declined once again.

Sausages and bacon counter weakening fresh pork sales

11 July 2018

The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel, covering the 12 weeks to 17 June, recorded a stable performance for the total pig meat* category. Rising prices meant that in value terms the market grew by just over 1%, to an estimated £994 million.

UK pork imports dropped in Q1 2018

10 July 2018

The latest export data from the UK’s key pork suppliers suggests imports dropped significantly in the first quarter of 2018.

Growth in Irish pig meat exports, but pig prices remain flat

10 July 2018

In the first four months of 2018, Ireland exported 91,000 tonnes of pig meat and offal, up 9% on the same period in 2017 to a new record level.

OECD Agricultural outlook: slowing demand growth for meat products

10 July 2018

Last week, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation for the United Nations (FAO) released their annual agricultural outlook. The current edition provides market predictions for all agricultural commodities for the next 10 years (2018-2027).

Little change in GB pig prices

04 July 2018

In the week ending 30 June, the EU-spec SPP was 150.31p/kg, 0.28p higher compared to the previous week, although the measure remains around 12p below year earlier levels.

EU pig prices warming as supplies tighten

04 July 2018

During June the EU pig reference price was edging upwards until the most recent week, when a small decline was recorded. In the week ended 24 June the average price stood at €145.49/100kg, according to the EU Commission, which is a €2.37 gain on four weeks ago.

Agreement heralds development of new livestock traceability service

04 July 2018

A new agreement has been signed between AHDB and Defra setting out how AHDB could develop a new multi-species livestock traceability service for England.

Spanish pork exports stride ahead

04 July 2018

Following the long-term trend, Spanish pork exports continued to grow in the first four months of 2018, reaching 537,800 tonnes.