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CEO Message – 15 May 2020

The challenges and opportunities of COVID-19 continue to dominate the business outlook for Australia’s pork producers. This week’s stabilising pig indicator prices and signals of easing grain prices are particularly welcome given the mounting pressure on farmgate profitability in recent weeks. As confirmed during this week’s APL Board and Delegates meetings, our team remains steadfast in our focus to ensure Australian pork emerges strongly over the coming months across all marketplaces. The staggered resumption of foodservices across Australia this week is a key step …

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APL response to current market disruption 

Market disruption caused by COVID-19 is front of mind for producers and our supply chain partners, especially the pressure being experienced by businesses exposed to the shut-down of the foodservice industry. APL has been closely monitoring supply and demand dynamics, working with all stakeholders to minimise the negative impact COVID-19 might have on our markets. Our work with exporters, government and importing countries has enabled significant volumes of Australian pork to be flown to markets including Singapore and Hong Kong. With exports …

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CoVID-19 workplace safety checklist

APL have put together a checklist covering key measures around physical distancing, hygiene and cleaning, and staff and visitors that will help Australian pig producers keep their workers safe and limit the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. Download the checklist for your workplace

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CoVID-19 producer update (17 April 2020)

The CoVID-19 pandemic has thrown up challenges for Australia’s food supply chains, especially coming after severe drought conditions in eastern Australia. However a new ABARES Insights report released this week confirms almost 90 per cent of the food Australians enjoy is homegrown, making Australia’s food security among the world’s strongest. The National Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the report, saying it affirms the fact that farmers remain on the job during these unprecedented times. “Farmers are continuing to produce, in high volumes, …

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Australian Pork Limited

The producer owned organisation supporting and promoting the Australian pork industry. Australian Pork Limited (APL) is caring for the future of Australian pork.