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New recruit joins AHDB’s Environment and Buildings team

19 July 2018

Zanita Markham has joined the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) as Environment and Buildings Knowledge Transfer Officer.

Pig prices flat as slaughterings pick up

18 July 2018

GB finished pig prices remained stable and recorded no change in the week ending 14 July, with the EU-spec SPP persisting at 150.47p/kg. The price was climbing at this time last year, which has left the current figure 13.7p/kg lower than 2017 levels.

UK’s international pig meat trade decreases during May

18 July 2018

HMRC reported UK imports of fresh/frozen pork declined 12% year-on-year during May, to 35,600 tonnes. Meanwhile, reported exports dropped by 17% on the year, to 15,800 tonnes.

UK pork production dips in June

18 July 2018

Reflecting reports of tight supplies, pork production dipped modestly in June. Output for the month is pegged at 71,800 tonnes, down 1% compared with a year earlier, according to latest figures from Defra.

Summer edition of short-term outlook for EU meat markets

18 July 2018

The European Commission has published its latest EU short-term outlook covering 2018 and 2019.

Producer share of retail price gains slightly during June

17 July 2018

In June, the producer share of the pork retail price increased by just under one percentage point month-on-month, to 39.6%, according to AHDB estimates.  During the month, average farmgate prices creeped up slightly, while the average retail price slipped.

Philippines pig meat imports set to be the largest yet

17 July 2018

The Philippines is an important and growing export market for UK pig meat.

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.