NPA demands action on border checks amid ASF concerns
Jul07

NPA demands action on border checks amid ASF concerns

Chairman of the National Pig Association (NPA) Rob Mutimer has written to government to demand action to improve the UK’s border controls, in the face of a growing risk of diseases like African swine fever (ASF) reaching the UK.

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NSA seeks more support for UK meat producers
Jul06

NSA seeks more support for UK meat producers

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has called on the UK government to recognise the value of beef and lamb produced domestically and the importance of giving UK producers the opportunity to compete on a level playing field.

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£500 million investment from Sainsbury’s to ease cost of living rises
Jul06

£500 million investment from Sainsbury’s to ease cost of living rises

Following the issue of its latest figures, the chief executive of J Sainsbury plc, Simon Roberts, said that current pressures on household budgets will “only intensify over the remainder of the year”, as the supermarket invests £500 million over two years to curb the impact for customers.

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ABP Food Group appoints new Board member
Jul06

ABP Food Group appoints new Board member

ABP Food Group (ABP) has announced the appointment of Sharon Whitehead to the Board of the company as a non-executive director.

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Fresh meat off the menu at some schools due to cost-of-living increases
Jul05

Fresh meat off the menu at some schools due to cost-of-living increases

The UK’s school food caterers’ association, Laca, has warned that fresh meat, including beef, has now been removed from a number of school menus due to the rising cost of ingredients.

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Average cost of pig production rises further
Jul05

Average cost of pig production rises further

According to figures by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), the average cost of pig production increased by 4p to 244p/kg in June 2022.

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