Friday, May 17, 2024
EU pork production rises 5% in early 2024, driven by Spain, Germany, and Poland
EU pork production reached over 3.7 million tonnes in the first two months of 2024, marking a 5% increase compared to the same period in 2023, primarily driven by increased production in Spain, Germany, and Poland, UK Agriculture and Hortic ...
Monday, December 18, 2023
EU's pork production expected to fall due to environmental laws and ASF
Stricter implementation of environmental laws in some EU countries and declining export opportunities, along with negative public opinion and African swine fever (ASF), are expected to reduce the European Union's pork production, according ...
Monday, October 16, 2023
EU pork production dipped 8.6% in H1 2023
EU pork production went down by 8.6% in the first half of 2023.
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Beef, pork consumption to fall in EU in 2023
Consumption of beef and pork will decrease in the European Union this year, while the consumption of poultry meat will increase, according to the latest short-term outlook of agricultural markets from the European Commission.
Friday, August 25, 2023
EU pork exports hit lowest volume since 2015 amid production decline
In the opening half of this year (January – June 2023), pork exports from the European Union (EU) have dwindled to an extent not seen since 2015 at just under 2.02 metric tonnes (MT) of pork, the lowest volume recorded since 2015, whe ...
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Denmark ranked fifth for top European pork producer in 2022
Denmark was Europe's fifth biggest pork producer in 2022, with a total output of 1.6 million tonnes.
Thursday, May 11, 2023
US pork exports surge in Q1, driven by Europe's production challenges
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) said US pork exports experienced a robust Q1 2023, with a 14% increase compared to the previous year, reaching 716,691 metric tonnes, The Hog Farmer reported.
Friday, March 17, 2023
EU pork production slumps to lowest level in nearly 10 years
Pork production in Europe has dropped by 5.6% (1.3 million tonnes) year-on-year, to the lowest annual volume since 2014, totalling 22.1 million tonnes in 2022, due to several challenges over the past year, such as rising input costs, contin ...
Monday, December 5, 2022
Drop in Spain's pork exports to non-EU markets slowed in first nine months of 2022
The decrease in Spain's pork exports to markets outside the European Union continued in the first nine months of 2022, but it has slowed down compared to the first half of the year.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
EU pork exports dropped in first nine months of 2022
In the first nine months of 2022, EU pork exports were 18.2% below compared to the same period last year (3,917,697 tonnes in 2022 versus 4,787,623 tonnes in 2021).
Monday, November 28, 2022
Major UK pork producer hires butchers from the Philippines to replace lost EU workers
Cranswick Plc, one of the biggest pork producers in the UK, has spent GBP 4 million (~US$4.8 million; GBP 1 = US$1.21) to hire 400 butchers from the Philippines, following a staff crisis that threatened to affect production, as European wor ...
Thursday, November 24, 2022
European pork producer Danish Crown to build US$120 million gammon plant in UK
Major European pork producer Danish Crown will construct a GBP 100 million (~US$120 million; GBP 1 = US$1.20) gammon and bacon plant in UK, despite having to face post-Brexit red tape, The Telegraph reported.
Monday, October 10, 2022
EU pork output down on reduced slaughter
The EU produced 1.78 million tonnes and 1.66 million tonnes of pork in June and July respectively, a year-on-year decline of 5.7% for June and an 8.4% decline for July, the UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board reported.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
The largest pork producer in Europe reduces employment as supplies fall
Danish Crown, the largest pork producer in Europe, announced on Thursday that it would eliminate 350 jobs at two factories in Denmark due to a decline in supplies from farmers who were negatively impacted by rising energy and feed prices, R ...
Thursday, September 8, 2022
EU nations can now export pork and poultry to South Korea
Following discussions between the European Commission and South Korea, EU countries can export pork and poultry to South Korea more easily, as the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of the Republic of Korea (MAFRA) has decided ...

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