Susanna Williamson (centre) with  Lord Gardiner, undersecretary of state for Defra in the Lords (left) and AHDB Pork chairman Meryl Ward (right).

Susanna Williamson wins David Black Award 2016

By Gwen Ridler

Susanna Williamson is this years winner of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board's (AHDB) David Black Award for her contributions to the British pig industry.

More needs to be done to reduce antibiotic use in global pig production

Antibiotics in pigs next to be tackled

By Rick Pendrous

Antibiotic use in the pig sector looks set to become the next focus of attention nationally, following reductions achieved by the UK poultry sector.

Crackling investment: dragon Nick Jenkins (middle) with Andrew Allen and Nick Coleman

Dragons’ Den investors back pork firm with £70k

By Michael Stones

Dragons’ Den investors pledged to invest £70,000 in the flavoured pork crackling business Snaffling Pig Co in an episode of the hit TV show broadcast last night (August 7).

BPEX said the pig price sample would remain representative, even without Cranswick

Pig price system suffers blow from Cranswick

By Nicholas Robinson

Cranswick’s decision to pull out of the Dead Weight Average Pig Price (DAPP) could mean complete “disarray” for pig prices, industry bosses have warned.

Food and farming minister George Eustice (right) presents this year's David Black Award to Pete Brown

Pig producers call for help to supply China

By Rick Pendrous

Pig producers have called on government for more support to assist growing exports to China. They also want it to resist mounting calls to lift the pig swill ban, fearing this could leave the sector open to exotic new diseases.

The value of pork compared with other proteins has boosted sales at Cranswick

Pork value increase boosts Cranswick growth

By Dan Colombini

The increasing value of pork in the UK has boosted sales at pork specialist Cranswick after the firm posted a strong performance in all categories in its latest financial statement, according to city analysts.


BPEX embarks on novel pig welfare scheme

By Freddie Dawson

The British Pig Executive (BPEX) has launched a new project that takes a novel approach to pig welfare by focusing on outcomes rather than inputs.


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