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Average pig farm set to lose over €330,000 this year
Rachel Donovan
Processors must increase the price paid to Irish pig producers if they want to secure a supply of Irish pigmeat into the future, says the IFA. Amy Forde and Rachel Donovan report.
14 September 2022 News
Supply of pigs 'drying up fast' – IFA
Processors must increase the price paid to Irish pig producers if they want to secure a supply of Irish pigmeat into the future, says the IFA.
5 September 2022 Pigs
Irish pork granted access to South Korea in EU deal - but not poultry
Pigmeat from Ireland and 13 other EU countries has been granted access to the South Korean market.
Irish pork ‘least expensive at the moment’ – Australian importer
The Irish Farmers Journal spoke with an Australian importer of Irish pork who described its price as “very competitive” compared with that from other countries.
5 September 2022 Pigs
Largest EU pig processor faces climate claim court challenge
Danish Crown's branding campaign centred on "Climate Controlled Pigs" has been discontinued as it awaits court proceedings brought by vegetarian groups.
17 August 2022 News
US exports €1bn of beef in June
High level of US beef exports continued in June, with a record for half-year, but pigmeat exports fall back as demand from China halves.
14 August 2022 News
Slump in China’s pork imports
USDA revises its forecast for China's pigmeat imports in 2022.
13 July 2022 News
More prime pigs coming off NI farms
Total NI slaughterings are virtually unchanged, but fewer pigs are being imported from the Republic of Ireland.
13 July 2022 Northern Ireland
€13m Pig Exceptional Payment Scheme 2 now open to farmers
Funding for a second temporary support scheme for the pig sector had been previously announced, with terms and conditions of the scheme now available to pig farmers.
13 June 2022 Pigs
Letter regarding the looming crisis in Ireland's pig industry
"Our value chain is very much broken - Shane McAuliffe, Castleisland, Co Kerry.
1 June 2022 Letters
No commitments on pork and bacon prices made by Musgraves
A Musgraves representative insisted that the firm has not committed to increasing returns to pig producers.
29 May 2022 News
Operating profits up 6% at Cranswick
Turnover at the UK food giant has crossed £2bn for the first time, preliminary results show.
25 May 2022 Northern Ireland