Monday, February 19, 2024
Canadian Pork Council joins coalition opposing UK's entry into CPTPP
The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) stated last week that it joined the "Say No to a Bad Deal" coalition, which advocates against the United Kingdom being admitted into the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Par ...
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
UK pork production in December 2023 fell by 14,300 tonnes
The United Kingdom produced 71,900 tonnes of pork in December 2023, a substantial decline of 14,300 tonnes compared to the same month the previous year, according to the latest Defra figures.
Thursday, January 18, 2024
UK concerned over illegal pork imports potentially carrying ASF
United Kingdom authorities are concerned over the threat of African swine fever (ASF) entering the country through illegal pork imports, BBC News reported.
Monday, January 15, 2024
UK pork offal permitted to access Mexican market
Mexico has granted market access to UK pork offal, which could generate an estimated £18 million (US$23 million) for the United Kingdom over the next five years.
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
UK consumers shift from turkey to pork as holiday roast choice
In a notable shift on Christmas tables across the United Kingdom, pork is gaining preference over turkey as the holiday roast, according to Pilgrim's UK, a subsidiary of Pilgrim's Pride Corp, Meat + Poultry reported.
Monday, November 27, 2023
NSF opens California, US market for UK pork
In a significant development for United Kingdom pork farmers, the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) has become the pioneering UK certification body for Proposition 12, allowing British pork producers to export to California, United State ...
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
UK pork imports in August increased as pig population dropped to record low
The United Kingdom's pork production continues to be impacted by the market conditions of the past two years as domestic supplies remain tight, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
Thursday, October 5, 2023
AHDB seeks to increase UK's pork levy
The United Kingdom's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is proposing to increase the UK's pork levy by 21p from April 2024, in order to maintain and improve the services it provides to levy payers.
Thursday, September 7, 2023
UK's primary pork prices still favourable after losing top red meat spot
The United Kingdom's primary pork prices remain favourable despite being knocked off the top red meat spot, according to new figures and analysis.
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Low levels of antimicrobial resistance in E. coli found on UK beef and pork, survey states
There are low levels of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in E. coli on beef and pork meat on sale in the United Kingdom, according to a survey.
Tuesday, July 25, 2023
UK pork production lowest in 6 years
According to data from the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), in June, the UK produced 74,700 tonnes of pork, marking a 7% decline in volume from May and an 11% drop compared to June 2022, UK Agriculture and Hort ...
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Canada's cattle, pork industry players upset over admission of UK to CPTPP
The Canadian Meat Council (CMC), Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) and the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) expressed deep disappointment on July 15 after the announcement of the agreement made by Canada's Minister of Trade to grant the United K ...
Friday, June 30, 2023
Tight supply situation and challenges ahead for UK pork industry
In the first three months of 2023, the UK pork industry has been grappling with a tight supply situation both domestically and across Europe, UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board reported.
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Sustainably-sourced soy key to UK pork production, says pig industry official
The United Kingdom's pig sector is constantly exploring alternative protein sources, but sustainably-sourced soy remains essential to pork production, National Pig Association (NPA) chief executive Lizzie Wilson told the BBC Farming Today p ...
Thursday, June 1, 2023
UK pork exports plummet by 21% due to tight domestic supplies
During the first quarter of 2023 (Jan-Mar), the UK saw a 21% year-on-year drop in pork exports, with only 78,500 tonnes shipped, the lowest volume shipped in the past five years, UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board reported.

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