EU pig herd expansion needs to “stop or decline” to support prices

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Supply discipline is going to be key to the performance of the global pork market next year, warns today’s quarterly pork report from Rabobank.

“Prospects for 2017 are weak, with global trade expected to stabilise and with all the main producers in expansion mode,” said Rabobank’s animal protein analyst, Albert Vernooij, adding that this will make supply discipline key to the industry securing positive prospects next year. Read more

NFU Calls for Grocery Adjudicator Role to be Extended

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A Government review into the Grocery Code Adjudicator (GCA) should look at extending the role to cover more of the supply chain, the National Farmers Union (NFU) has said.

This follows an announcement that the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has agreed to launch an industry call for evidence of unfair trading practices, alongside the statutory review of the GCA role. Read more

New marketing tool gets “positive feedback” from EU farmers

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Copa-Cogeca has given its backing to a new online tool which it says will help farmers across Europe become better at marketing their produce.

Commenting at Expo Milano on the online Farm Inc project, Copa vice-president, Maira Dzelzkaleja (pictured above), said her organisation had received “positive feedback” on the project, including from national governments and the European Commission (EC). Read more

Declining pork exports reported for US and Canada

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US pork exports fell during the first nine months of this year despite production running 8% ahead of 2014, according to AHDB Pork.

The US decline, although less than 1% year on year to 1.1 million tonnes, was still something of a “surprise” with the country’s exports being “hindered” by the strength of the US dollar. Read more

Waterall Celebrates British Sausage Week With A Sparkle

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The biggest sausage celebration of the year, now in it’s 18th year, gets underway from 2-8 November as the nation goes mad for British Sausage Week 2015!

Bonfire Night falls bang in the middle of British Sausage Week and with Guy Fawkes Day being a uniquely British occasion there is no better way of warming up whilst watching a fantastic firework display, than with a hot, filling British sausage. Read more

Smokey Bacon And Egg Bake – Breakfast Sorted!

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A high-fat breakfast of bacon and eggs may be the healthiest start to the day, a new university report showed.

For the first meal eaten after a night’s sleep appears to programme the metabolism for the rest of the day, the researchers found. Read more

Waterall Pork Butchers – Wholesale

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