Pig producers urged to think ‘outside the box’ about new lines



0 Have your say Developing new products and focusing on export markets should help lift Scotland’s pig industry after two difficult years, according to a leading industry commentator.
Increased slaughterings and carcase weights, volatile prices and supermarket price wars had all contributed to low pig prices, while reports expressing concerns over processed meats had driven down consumer demand for sausages and bacon.
But with European pig numbers set to decline, consumer interest in pork products returning, and the UK premium over EU pork starting to narrow, the signs were that trade had... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Business, Views: 30
Source: Scotsman
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