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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.
Monday, April 24, 2023
UK pork imports decline by over 15,000 tonnes year-on-year in February
The UK imported just under 56,700 tonnes of pork in February 2023, a drop of almost 5,000 tonnes (8%) from levels in January, as imports have decreased by over 15,000 tonnes (21%) since February 2022, UK Agriculture and Horticulture Develop ...
Monday, April 10, 2023
UK pig association welcomes commitment to improve pork supply chain
The United Kingdom's National Pig Association (NPA) welcomed Defra's commitment to take action to repair what is widely seen as "a broken pork supply chain."
Monday, March 6, 2023
One tonne of illegal pork confiscated as UK works to prevent ASF
A tonne of smuggled pork has been seized as part of a bid to reduce the chances of an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in the United Kingdom.
Monday, February 27, 2023
UK pork production declines in January
Data from the UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) showed that the UK produced 79,400 tonnes of pork in January, 500 tonnes lower compared to December 2022 and 7% lower (6,100 tonnes) year-on-year, the UK Agricult ...
Thursday, January 26, 2023
November UK pork imports up 3.8% month-on-month
Pork imports into the UK totalled 70,200 tonnes in November 2022, 2,600 tonnes or 3.8% higher compared to October 2022 and 922 tonnes or 1.3% higher year-on-year, the UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board reported.
Friday, January 20, 2023
UK annual pork production volume in 2022 slightly higher compared to 2021
Data from the UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs showed the country's annual pork production volume in 2022 reached 1.05 million tonnes, 1.2% or 12,600 tonnes higher compared to 2021, the UK Agriculture and Horticulture ...
Friday, January 6, 2023
UK increases pork imports in October
Pork imports to the UK totalled 67,700 tonnes in October 2022, 12% up compared to September the same year and 8% higher compared to October 2021, the UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board reported.
Thursday, January 5, 2023
UK swine farmers hoping pork production will return to profitability in 2023
Rob Mutimer, chairman of the UK National Pig Association (NPA), said swine farmers hope pork production will return to profitability in 2023 after a bad 2022 for the industry, with many producers still losing money due to rising feed costs, ...
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Retailers in UK stocking lesser British pork products last November
UK retailers were stocking a lower proportion of British pork products in November last year, compared with two months earlier, a AHDB Porkwatch survey showed.
Thursday, December 29, 2022
UK pork output strong in November, supported by Christmas demand
Data from the UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs showed that the country produced 91,900 tonnes of pork in November 2022, the highest monthly volume since March thanks to Christmas demand, UK Agriculture and Horticulture De ...
Thursday, December 29, 2022
UK pig organisation wants clarity on regulations affecting pork exports in event of ASF outbreak
The United Kingdom's National Pig Association (NPA) is seeking clarity on the regulations that would apply to UK pork exports should an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) occur.
Tuesday, December 27, 2022
UK now permitted to export some pork products to South Korea
The UK government has secured the removal of rules banning the export of certain pork products to South Korea.
Monday, December 12, 2022
Pilgrim's UK looks to produce over four million pork products to meet holiday demnad
Pilgrim's UK, a business unit of Pilgrim's Pride Corp, plans to produce over four million pork products in preparation for the surge of demand this holiday season.
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 ...

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