Pork sales soar 

Retail pork sales rose 8.9% to £756m in the year to 20 April, and are rising faster than beef and lamb, according to Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board figures. 

Noble egg supply 

Sainsbury's and Noble Foods has won the Pig & Poultry Marketing Award for Brand Identity for Woodland Eggs, which highlight the benefits of a tree-planted environment for hens. Clarence Court was named Egg Producer of the Year in the Cut Above category and also won the ABN Product Innovation Award for Food. 

Sausage focus 

The inaugural Traditional Cumberland Sausage Saturday celebrating the sausage industry will be held on 5 July.