Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Denmark's pig meat exports down 3% last year
With a total volume of 1,936,544 tonnes in 2022, Denmark saw a 3% drop in its pig meat exports (down 65,349 tonnes from 2021).
Monday, December 5, 2022
World's pig meat production to hit 124.6 million tonnes this year, according to FAO
African swine fever continues to be the key determinant in the global production of pig meat, according to a review by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
UK's AHDB publishes report focused on pig meat production costs in different countries
An annual report that examines the cost of pig meat production in 17 countries, including Ireland, has been published by the United Kingdom's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
Monday, September 5, 2022
AHDB: Brazil delivers 649,000 tonnes of pig meat for exports in first seven months of 2022
Brazilian exporters sent 649,000 tonnes of pig meat to export markets in the first seven months of 2022, the United Kingdom's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
UK's July pig meat production numbers on decline year-on-year and month-on-month
UK pig meat production figures in July provided by the United Kingdom's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) reveal both a year-on-year and month-on-month fall in volumes.
Monday, August 8, 2022
AHDB: EU pig meat production up 1.3% in May
Pig meat production in the European Union totaled 1.9 million tonnes in May, up 1.3% compared to a year earlier, the United Kingdom's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) reported on August 5.
Monday, July 18, 2022
Consumption of pig meat world to rise to 129 million tonnes over next decade
Global pig meat consumption is projected to increase to 129 million tonnes over the next ten years and to account for a third of the total increase in meat consumption, according to the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2022-2031 which outlines ...
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
5% drop in EU pig meat production numbers during Q1 2022
EU pig meat production figures in the first quarter of 2022 showed a decline of 5% year-on-year, as pig meat producers in the European Union continue to struggle with the cost of production versus an under par pig price.
Monday, April 18, 2022
FAO price index: Pig meat prices saw biggest monthly increase in March since 1995
The FAO Meat Price Index averaged 120.0 points in March, up 5.5 points (4.8%) from February, reaching an all-time high.
Monday, March 14, 2022
FAO Meat Price Index shows increase in global pig meat prices
Global pig meat prices edged up, reflecting increased internal demand and scaled-back hog supplies in the European Union and the United States, according to the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
European Commission urged to adopt initiatives to help EU pig meat sector
The Chair of the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee, Norbert Lins, and the majority of political groups in the committee have called on the European Commission to adopt "immediate initiatives aimed to alleviate the negative si ...
Monday, January 17, 2022
Pig meat prices declined for sixth straight month in December, according to FAO price index
The FAO Meat Price Index averaged 111.3 points in December, marginally changed from November and 16.5 points (17.4%) above its year-earlier value.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
EU pig meat exports dropped 16% in September last year
The latest figures from the United Kingdom's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) show shipments of EU pig meat declined by 16% in September 2021 compared with the same month the year before.
Monday, December 20, 2021
EU pig meat consumption to drop in coming decade
Meat markets in the European Union will be influenced by sustainability, societal and health concerns over the next 10 years, according to the EU 2021-31 agricultural outlook.
Monday, December 20, 2021
Czech Republic highlights challenges faced by European pig meat sector
The Czech Republic recently informed the European Commission about the challenges facing the pig meat sector in Europe.

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