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Far East holds export hopes for pork sector

18 May 2018

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.

Pig Pocketbook and Pork Yearbook now available

16 May 2018

This week’s Pig & Poultry Fair saw the launch of two annual publications, which between them provide a wide range of information about the pork market.

GB pig prices continue to climb

16 May 2018

In the week ended 12 May, the EU-spec SPP rose a further 0.59p on the week. At 147.21p/kg, the current quote is 11.24p lower than the equivalent week last year.

Retail sales of pork continue to decline

16 May 2018

During the 12 weeks ending 22 April, the volume of fresh/frozen pork sold at retail level declined by 5% on-the-year, according to retail data from Kantar Worldpanel. Shelf prices may well have influenced this decline as the average price per kilogram increased by 4% year-on-year; the combined effect was total spend in the sector remained steady.

Older age groups enjoy more out-of-home eating occasions in 2017

16 May 2018

Eating out has become more popular among older age groups. In 2017, the 65-plus age range increased their visits to pubs and restaurants by 9.5% when compared to 2016, with the 50-64 age group rising by 4.6%. Growth has come across the three biggest channels - Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs), Pubs and Full Service Restaurants (FSRs).

Danish pig herd still in growth

16 May 2018

The number of pigs in Denmark on the 1 April 2018 totalled 12.7 million head, a 4% increase on year earlier levels, although down 1% compared with the number recorded on 1 January. Over the past year the number of pigs in Denmark has been growing, with the total number of sows currently in the breeding herd increasing by 3% year-on-year, to 1.3 million head.

UK pig industry halves antibiotic usage in two years

15 May 2018

Industry leaders have welcomed latest figures which show the pig industry reduced antibiotic usage in the UK by 28 per cent in 2017, bringing the total reduction in two years to more than 50 per cent.

UK pig meat trade in March

15 May 2018

Despite production of pig meat declining during March, reported exports rose by 13% year-on-year.

Weekly gains in GB pig prices

09 May 2018

The EU-spec SPP for the week ended 5 May stood at 146.62p/kg.

Japanese pork imports dip

09 May 2018

Despite strong gains in pork imports into Japan last year, trade has eased in the first quarter of 2018.