Pig processors accused of withholding price increases from farmers

Pig processors accused of withholding price increases from farmers


Processors have been accused of ignoring the plight of struggling pig farmers by failing to pass on the full benefit of market improvements in recent price increases.

Although pig prices have lifted by 4c/kg over the last week, the IFA claimed that price hikes of at least 10c/kg were justified following confirmation of significantly tighter global pork supplies due to continuing disease troubles in China.

full story – Independent.ie

Declan O’Brien