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This section contains a range of articles providing the latest news, commentary and analysis of the pig market in the UK, EU and globally.

Week-on-week gains in GB pig prices

18 April 2018

In the week ended 14 April, the EU-spec SPP rose slightly by 0.28p to stand at 145.16p/kg.

UK pork exports pick up in February

18 April 2018

High levels of domestic production in February helped boost UK pork exports by 10% compared to year earlier levels.

Producer share of retail price drops slightly

18 April 2018

The producer’s share of the pork retail price in March stood at 39%, which is a fall of one percentage point month-on-month, according to estimates by AHDB. Currently the share stands around one and a half percentage points below year earlier levels.

Easter impacts pork production during March

18 April 2018

During March, UK production of pig meat totalled 75,500 tonnes, according to the latest data from Defra.

AHDB showcases steaks and chops at Alimentaria

16 April 2018

High quality beef, lamb and pork from Britain will take centre stage this week at a major food and drinks exhibition in Barcelona.

Mark Haighton appointed to AHDB Pork Sector Board

13 April 2018

Tulip director Mark Haighton has been appointed to the Pork Sector Board of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Pig prices fall as production volumes pick up

11 April 2018

GB pig prices declined in the week ended 7 April, with the EU-spec SPP falling 0.97p to 144.88p/kg.

Good fat, bad fat

11 April 2018

How are consumers’ perceptions of fat and health changing?

Trade between EU countries rebounds in 2017

11 April 2018

The volume of pork traded between EU countries increased by around 3.5% in 2017, compared with year earlier levels.

ASA rejects pork medallions complaint

11 April 2018

A complaint from vegan group Viva! on the AHDB Pork Midweek Meals campaign has not been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).