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‘Narrow majority’ of IFA pig protesters voted for midnight stand-down
Noel Bardon
A 4c/kg farmer pig price rise has been announced by processors to be effective from next week, taking prices to €1.74/kg, as the IFA’s campaign for €2.00/kg continues.
19 May 2022 News
Hilton Foods pig price protest enters second day
Protesters have remained at the demonstration, which began at 6am on Wednesday.
18 May 2022 News
Pig prices stuck at €1.70/kg despite protests
Should no further price increase be seen, the IFA will not hesitate to organise more pig farmer protests, pig chair Roy Gallie has said.
Tesco UK supports pig sector with £10m package
UK pig farmers who produce pigmeat for Tesco UK stores are set to receive further “accelerated and enhanced” payments until August.
17 May 2022 Pigs
Pig farmers expect Friday price lift after protest talks
Discussions held with secondary processors have pig farmers expecting a rise in factory pig quotes for next week.
11 May 2022 News
Four IFA pig protests underway as price campaign intensifies
The IFA pig committee is protesting outside four secondary pigmeat processors.
10 May 2022 News
Protesters leave Carroll’s after processor agrees to seek pig price rise
The IFA’s pig committee led a farmer protest outside the processor in Tullamore from shortly after 2pm on Thursday.
6 May 2022 News
Pig farmers protesting at Carroll’s over price ‘undercutting’ concerns
The IFA is seeking pig price increases urgently from processors to compensate farmers for rising feed costs.
5 May 2022 News
Minister Heydon in Mexico to drive pork exports
Minister Martin Heydon and Bord Bia are meeting with Mexican officials and agri-food stakeholders to increase pigmeat exports.
29 April 2022 News
Slump in pigmeat exports to China
Recovery in domestic production combined with COVID-19 causing lockdowns has meant much less demand for Irish pigmeat.
20 April 2022 News
‘Substantial’ pig price rises needed urgently – Cullinan
Farmers need at least 50c/kg on today’s prices to be covering their costs, IFA pig chair Roy Gallie said.
15 April 2022 Pigs
Callan Bacon returns to profit
Repayment of loans and reduced turnover but return to profitability for Callan Bacon under new ownership.
6 April 2022 News