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Levy board changes proposed following industry consultation

Levy board changes proposed following industry consultation

By Aidan Fortune

Proposals to introduce a five-year ballot policy for levy payers on industry activity as well as changes to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) structure have been put forward by the UK government following a consultation into the...

AHDB Pork claim consumption of meat could rise further depending on which football teams progress in the tournament

France Euro 2016 boosts pork demand

By Oscar Rousseau

The UEFA 2016 Euro football tournament has helped boost demand for pork in Europe, according to data from UK levy board AHDB Pork. 

Germany and Spain have overtaken Denmark as Europe's top pork exporter

China’s pork imports booming

By Oscar Rousseau

China’s pork imports more than doubled in March 2016 as environmental regulation slammed the brakes on domestic production for the country’s largest producers.

Europe still produces 12% more pork that it consumes, according to AHDB Pork

Pork consumption grows in the EU

By Oscar Rousseau

The consumption of pork across the EU, particularly in the south, has increased for two years on the trot, according to new data. 

Despite its economic slowdown, China is still the leading importer of EU pork

Denmark loses place as top EU pork exporter

By Oscar Rousseau

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. The Scandinavian state, once Europe’s top pork exporter, has been overtaken by Germany and Spain as the leading exporters of pork to non-EU markets.

The EU plans to end private storage aid, putting pressure on long-term pork prices

EU urged to open pork trade with Russia

By Oscar Rousseau

The EU farming body Copa-Cogeca has urged farm ministers to open trade talks with Russia – once a key market for pork – as the beleaguered industry continues to struggle with low prices.


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