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Another slow growth for GB pig prices- week ended 24 June

28 June 2017

The EU-spec SPP rose again in week ended 24 June, gaining 0.37p to stand at 162.28p/kg.

A Brexit boost for buying British?

28 June 2017

Following the EU referendum there has been much debate on the role of British products, including food in consumer mind-sets when shopping and whether domestic producers are likely to benefit.

New AHDB Pork marketing campaign this autumn

28 June 2017

Read more about AHDB Pork’s latest marketing activity here.

Feed market update – June 2017

27 June 2017

Read our commentary on latest developments in the global cereals and oilseed markets.

EU production rises in March

26 June 2017

Provisional figures from the EU Commission indicate that EU pig meat production increased in March by 2% year-on-year, to 2.07 million tonnes and was also up on February.

EU pig meat exports to China under pressure

26 June 2017

Total exports, including offal, to all third countries fell 4% year-on-year during the first four months of 2017, based on the latest figures from Eurostat. 

EU pig meat demand still struggling

21 June 2017

Consumer demand for pig meat in key EU markets continues to struggle in 2017 and it is more export demand that is supporting the EU market.

Pigs 2022 providing food for thought

21 June 2017

The recent Pigs 2022 conference provided a wealth of information, opinion and insight over the two-day event.

UK Pig prices - week ended 17 June

21 June 2017

The EU-spec SPP rose by 0.21p in the week ending 17 June to 161.91p/kg, as supplies have been reported to have further tightened.

Pig slaughterings pick up slightly in May

20 June 2017

UK production of pig meat was 74,300 tonnes in May, up 1% compared to the same month in 2016, and the first year on year increase seen in 2017.

Producer’s share of pork price continues to increase

20 June 2017

The producer’s share of the retail pork price increased marginally in May, reaching 43.2%, the highest point of the year so far.

Price inflation tempers pork demand

20 June 2017

Volumes of fresh and frozen pork sold by UK retailers in the 12 weeks ending 21 May fell by 1.3%.

UK pig prices- week ended 10 June

14 June 2017

The EU-spec SPP rose once again in week ended 10 June, climbing 0.85p to 161.70p/kg. This is the highest SPP since July 2014, and remains over 41p above the equivalent year earlier figure.

Supplies still suppressing UK exports

14 June 2017

UK exports of fresh/frozen pork remained behind year earlier levels in April, at 18.6 thousand tonnes.

Further growth for Spanish exports

14 June 2017

Spanish fresh/frozen pork exports continued to grow in the first quarter of 2017. At almost 385 thousand tonnes, volumes were over 8% higher than a year earlier.

Have EU weaner prices peaked?

14 June 2017

Following four months of strong growth, weaner prices finally plateaued over the past six weeks.

Mexico becoming a global pig meat player

14 June 2017

Mexico is becoming an increasingly important player on the global pig meat market especially in relation to trade, both imports and exports.

FAO 2017 Food Outlook Now Published

13 June 2017

The latest FAO food outlook has now been published. The report highlights the trends anticipated for all food commodity markets over 2017.

UK pig prices - week ended 3 June 2017

07 June 2017

The EU-spec SPP rose again in the week ending 3 June, bringing the quote to 160.85p/kg as demand continues to exceed supply.

German pig exports resume to China

07 June 2017

Germany had been the largest supplier of fresh and frozen pork to China and was also the second largest supplier of offal. However, two major German processors, Tönnies and Böseler Goldschmaus, had their licenses to export to China suspended in mid-February although they have now received new authorisations to resume trade.

Could NAFTA negotiations shake-up the global pork industry?

06 June 2017

Last month, the Trump administration notified Congress that the US plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Sow productivity moving up

06 June 2017

Latest figures from Agrosoft indicate the productivity of GB sow herds increased in the 12 months ending March 2017, having been relatively stable during the latter half of 2016.

EU pig prices rise… again

05 June 2017

The EU average pig reference price rose €4.52/100kg in the four weeks ended 28 May, taking the measure to its highest level since 2013, at €175.62/100kg.

Global pork trade remains in its ascendancy

05 June 2017

Pork export volumes for the major pig meat exporters have continued their upward momentum in the first quarter of 2017. Prices have remained firm indicating the ongoing strength of demand from importing countries, led by China and Mexico.

June UK Pig Meat Market Update Out Now

03 May 2017

The June edition of the UK Pig Meat Market Update is now available.