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Monday, April 22, 2024
Iloilo, Philippines to showcase efforts against ASF at Pork Festival
The provincial government of Iloilo, Philippines, is preparing for the second instalment of its Pork Festival, highlighting its ongoing efforts against African swine fever (ASF), Philippine News Agency reported.
Monday, April 22, 2024
Philippine agriculture official acknowledges pork producers' resilience and dedication
Philippine Agriculture Secretary Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr. has lauded pork producers from across the Philippines for their resilience and dedication as he highlighted the critical role of collaboration in achieving food security.
Monday, April 1, 2024
Brazil establishes agreement for pork exports to Philippines
Brazil has recently secured a significant agreement aimed at bolstering pork exports to the Philippines.
Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Pork prices slightly drop in Dumaguete city, Philippines despite supply shortage
According to an official, the prices of pork in local markets in Dumaguete City on Negros Island, southern Philippines, have seen a slight decrease despite a shortage of live swine in Negros Oriental, Philippine News Agency reported.
Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Farmers' group seeks pork price ceiling in Philippines as retail costs rise
Farmers' group Philippine Chamber of Agriculture and Food is pushing for the imposition of a price ceiling for pork amid the continued spike in its retail cost, reaching as high as ₱420 (US$7.55) per kilo in some places.
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Antique, Philippines has adequate swine population to meet local pork demand
Antique province, in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines, has announced that it has a sufficient swine population to fulfil the demand for pork within the province, according to the Antique Provincial Veterinary (ProVet), Philippi ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Puerto Princesa authorities in Palawan, Philippines, downplay need for price controls on pork
City authorities of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, the Philippines, said there is no reason to impose price controls on pork despite a reported surge in retail prices as there is no crisis in the commodity's supply.
Friday, March 8, 2024
No justification for higher pork prices in Visayas and Mindanao, Philippines, according to farmers' group
The increase of retail pork prices in the Visayas and Mindanao, the Philippines, should not happen given that the prevailing live weight is only ₱180 (US$3.21) per kilo.
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Philippines' pork prices risk further rise due to control of imports, according to meat association
Micro, small and medium enterprises in the Philippines would find it harder to get "cheaper" pork due to the control of imports under a lower tariff rate, the country' meat importers warned late last month.
Thursday, February 1, 2024
Swine farmers in the Philippines ensure pork supply stability amid ongoing ASF challenges
Despite grappling with the persistent threat of African swine fever (ASF) for nearly five years, swine farmers in the Philippines have assured consumers of a consistent pork supply, Philippine News Agency reported.
Wednesday, December 27, 2023
Philippines lawmaker calls for suggested retail price on pork as prices spike
A lawmaker and pork industry group official in the Philippines had pushed for the implementation of a suggested retail price (SRP) on pork products on December 24.
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Chicken oversupply could offset reported pork shortage in the Philippines
The reported shortage of pork in certain regions of the Philippines may find a counterbalance in the existing oversupply of chicken, according to local poultry producers, Philippine News Agency reported.
Thursday, October 12, 2023
Philippines mulls importing pork to mitigate shortfall in Q4 2023
The Philippines will likely import pork in time for the Christmas season but industry stakeholders said the country still has a sufficient supply of pork.
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Philippines suspends entry of pig and pork from Sweden
The Philippines has temporarily banned the entry of pig and meat products from Sweden.
Monday, August 14, 2023
Cebu, Philippines bans swine and pork products from neighbouring Bohol province
Cebu province in the Philippines has enacted a 60-day ban on the entry of live swine, sows, and pork-related goods originating from neighbouring Bohol province, after African swine fever (ASF) cases were detected there, ABS-CBN reported.

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