Sophie Hope with some pigs and some feed© Richard Stanton
Pig farming has always been considered to be a boom and bust industry.  In March 2016 the Standard Pig Price hit a 112.07p/kg low (with costs at around 130p/kg), while August 2017 saw prices 52.59p/kg higher, a difference of almost £45 on a 85kg carcase.  Sustainability has been a buzzword for a few years now, particularly in an era where retailers have been seen to threaten the viability of food supply chains as consumers demand low prices.  In 2013 Tesco […]