France slaughters more pigs

France slaughters more pigs

French abattoirs have in the first quarter of this year slaughtered almost 6,2 million pigs. That is an increase...

UK slaughters more pigs

UK slaughters more pigs

Over the last few months, the number of pigs slaughtered in the UK has been higher than a year earlier, figures...

Brittany supports pig farmers

Brittany supports pig farmers

The French region of Brittany, which counts for some 60 percent of the national pork production, has announced a...

EC sees recovery for pig meat

EC sees recovery for pig meat

After three years of falling supply levels, pig meat production is expected to recover in 2015 and to increase...

French are eating more pork

French are eating more pork

It appears the French are eating more pork. In the first 9 months of this year, the total consumption amounted...

Pig producers protest in Brittany

Pig producers protest in Brittany

Over 60 pig producers attended the bi-weekly auction of Marché du Porc Breton in Plérin, Brittany, France on...

No pork for Christmas in Belgium

No pork for Christmas in Belgium

The Belgian farmers union ABS has asked members not to supply any pigs as from Dec 8th till the end of the year.