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Danish industry having to adapt to new challenges

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Read about the challenges facing the Danish pig industry.

With the Danish pig industry focused almost entirely on exports, its strategies undoubtedly affect other countries, including the UK – the largest importer of Danish bacon. For the first ten months of 2014, Denmark’s pork production decreased but both pork and live pig exports increased. The latter, in particular continues to present a challenge for parts of the Danish industry, while price, disease, environmental and animal welfare pressures are also prominent.

To read about these challenges and the impact they are having, click here.