Thursday, April 21, 2022
UK exports more pork in February
Data from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs UK showed the country exported 19,800 tonnes of pork (not including offal) in February 2022, 9% (1,600 tonnes) more year-on-year and 2,000 tonnes more compared to January 2022, the UK Agriculture ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
UK pork output higher in March 2022
Data from the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs showed the country's pork production was 101,600 tonnes in March 2022, 5% higher year-on-year and 14% up compared to February 2022, the UK Agriculture and Horticulture Deve ...
Monday, April 11, 2022
UK secures market access for pork to Chile, Vietnam could be next
The UK will be able to export pork products to Chile in an agreement valued at GBP 20 million (~US$26 million; GBP 1 = US$1.30) over the first five years, following market access for UK pork to Mexico, the UK Agriculture and Horticulture De ...
Monday, April 11, 2022
Philippines implements measures to stabilise pork supply in light of war in Ukraine
A comprehensive set of measures were being implemented to ease the impact of the war in Ukraine on the Philippines' economy.
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
British pork doing well outside UK, AHDB research found
Research from the United Kingdom's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has found that British pork is performing well overseas with consumers actively seeking out UK product for its food safety credentials and provenance.
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
UK pork now permitted for export to Chile
The UK's Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs said UK pork is now permitted for export to Chile for the first time, in a move projected to be worth GBP 20 million ~(US$26.2 million; GBP 1 = US$1.31) in the next five years.
Monday, March 14, 2022
Research finds UK consumers may pay more for fresh pork labelled "animal friendly"
Research from Scotland's Rural College. (SRUC) published in Agribusiness has found that more than a third of UK consumers (39% of pork consumers) are likely to pay premium prices for fresh pork products labelled with "animal friendly&q ...
Thursday, March 10, 2022
Pork prices in UK set to increase due to Russia-Ukraine conflict
Victoria Prentis, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Minister responsible for farming, said food prices including pork are set to increase due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, The Guardian reported.
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
UK swine sector in discussions to export pork to Chile and Vietnam
The UK swine sector could see two new export markets in 2022 as discussions are ongoing to secure market access for UK pork to Chile and Vietnam, the UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) reported.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
UK pork exports up in December 2021, total annual pork exports down
The UK's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) said pork exports from the country was up 1.5% in December 2021 at 16,900 tonnes compared to November 2021. But this total was 24% lower compared to December 2020, which is mirr ...
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Tesco blames weather-affected harvest for lack of UK pork on shelves
Tesco recently claimed in Twitter that the reason for a lack of British pork on its shelves is a weather-affected poor harvest.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Pilgrim's UK to enhance pork processing plant in Bromborough, England
Pilgrim's UK announced the company will enhance its pork processing facility in Bromborough, England, the United Kingdom, through a series of investments.
Monday, September 13, 2021
UK pork now permitted to enter Mexican market
The Mexican market is now open for British pork for the first time, which means a potential boost of £50 million (US$69.2 million) for the United Kingdom over the first five years of trade.
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
UK pork nutrient data reflects pig production changes
Research reveals that fat levels in UK pork have dropped in the first official testing for nearly 30 years, according to UK food and health research center Quadram Institute.
Monday, April 19, 2021
UK pork production reaches 97,900 tonnes in March
Pig meat production in the United Kingdom was exceptionally strong in March, with output at 97,900 tonnes during the month, latest Defra figures revealed.

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