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 ...
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Pig association concerned about UK's preparedness for potential ASF outbreak
The National Pig Association (NPA) has raised concerns in the UK Parliament over the United Kingdom's lack of preparedness for an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in terms of the impact on the vital pork export market.
Monday, June 19, 2023
AI system developed to evaluate beef quality in Fukushima, Japan
The Fukushima Agricultural Technology Centre in Japan has made significant progress in beef quality assessment with the development of an artificial intelligence (AI)-based system, The Japan Times reported.
Monday, June 19, 2023
Loch Duart Salmon pioneers sustainability in UK with BioMar's Blue Impact feed
Loch Duart, the small-scale, low-impact salmon farm based in North West Scotland, the United Kingdom, has furthered its commitment to raising the best-tasting salmon with the lowest possible impact on the environment by switching to BioMar' ...
Monday, June 19, 2023
UK pig industry past target to cut antibiotic use
The United Kingdom's pig industry has surpassed a 30% reduction target in total antibiotic use set by the RUMA Targets Task Force for the period of 2020-2024.
Friday, June 16, 2023
Ukrainian poultry giant MHP targets UK poultry sector expansion
Ukrainian poultry company MHP is set to make significant strides in the UK's poultry sector within the next 18 months, aiming to establish itself as a major player, The Grocer reported.
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Mole Valley Farmers-owned feed mill in South West England, UK, reopens following US$5 million investment
A newly upgraded livestock feed mill in South West England, the United Kingdom, has reopened after a £4 million (US$5 million) investment.
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Scotland poultry industry calls for UK government to extend supply chain investigations to chicken
National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland's Poultry Working Group is urging the UK government to expand its examination of food supply chains to include chicken as concerns grow over the risk of empty store shelves, NFU Scotland reported.
Thursday, June 8, 2023
Ukraine dam collapse sparks concerns over food exports, wheat and corn prices surge
Global wheat and corn prices experienced a sharp increase on Tuesday following the collapse of a major dam in Ukraine, which has reignited market fears about the country's ability to ship food to Africa, the Middle East, and parts of Asia a ...
Thursday, June 1, 2023
UK animal feed production continues to decline, reaching 2016 levels
New figures released by the UK Agricultural and Horticultural Trade Board (AHDB) reveal that animal feed production levels in the UK have experienced a consistent year-on-year decline, reaching levels last seen in 2016, Agriland reported.
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.
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
UK's Sainsbury slashes prices on over 40 dairy products amid inflation concerns
Sainsbury's, one of the UK's leading supermarket groups, has announced significant price cuts of up to 60% on more than 40 of its own-brand dairy products amid inflation concerns, Agriland reported.
Monday, May 29, 2023
Case concerning genetically selected chickens dismissed in England, UK
A legal challenge over the use of fast-growing chickens on farms in England, the United Kingdom, has been dismissed in the high court.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Italian eggs enter UK market as UK domestic production declines
Italian egg producers are in high demand in the UK, as UK supermarkets seek to replace products lost due to a decline in domestic production, Poultry World reported.
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Aldi secures second-largest share of UK fresh poultry retail market
Discount supermarket chain Aldi has emerged as a dominant player in the UK fresh poultry retail market, securing the second-largest market share, second only to retail giant Tesco, Poultry World reported.

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