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  1. Pork prices likely to remain high

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The price of fresh pork will remain high until at least the end of the year, the parent company of Ng Fung Hong - the main supplier of live mainland pigs - said yesterday. ... released last night, Ng Fung Hong said the future of the pork market remained unclear. 'In order to ensure a stable live pig supply to Hong Kong, we will continue monitoring the market ...

  2. Pork supply to HK stable, says minister

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Minister of Commerce Chen Deming said the supply of live hogs and pork from the mainland to Hong Kong and Macau remained stable, despite the damage suppliers in Sichuan ... the disaster. Sichuan is a major producer of pig and meat on the mainland. It is also a major supplier of other staple foods to Hong Kong. Sichuan produces 9.5 per cent of the country's pork. ...

  3. Mainland pork prices hit HK shoppers

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Hong Kong shoppers were paying more for their pork yesterday after supplier Ng Fung Hong raised the wholesale price of pigs 8 per cent to HK$1,300 per 100 catties due to surging mainland prices. The main supplier of live mainland pigs said the increase took effect immediately due to rising pork prices across the border that showed no sign of slowing. 'In ...

  4. Weather delays travel, drives up pork prices

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... yesterday warned that pork prices would rise because the bad weather had affected supplies. Hong Kong Pork Trader General Association vice-president Hui Wai-kin said pork prices had gone up 10 per ...

  5. Pork traders threaten action to break duopoly

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Pork traders have threatened a strike and slow-drive protest if the food authorities fail to resolve the shortage of live pigs from the mainland within a week. The ultimatum ... and Guangnan Hong. Ling Wai-yip, a spokesman for the pork trade's coalition the Fresh Meat Alliance, warned yesterday of radical action, including mobilising trucks to lay siege to Chinese ...

  6. At last, a welcome move to end pork monopoly

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tightening supplies and an effective monopoly on the supply of live pigs from the mainland to the Hong Kong market have combined to push up the price of fresh pork. The agreement between Hong Kong and mainland authorities on steps to open the market addresses the rising tide of protest from local traders and consumers on both counts. The expected fall in prices hopefully ...

  7. Let's talk about pork- and all food safety

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... why Shenzhen authorities had seized more than a tonne of Henan pork from two markets on the weekend. Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok rightly expressed deep concern ... by South American red fire ants- only revealed when the mainland increased checks on exports. The scare over the pork-borne disease shows that loopholes already exposed in our safety regime still ...

  8. Pig suppliers offer to lower agent fees

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee The city's live pig suppliers, Ng Fung Hong and Guangnan Hong, have offered to lower their fees for pork imports, the mainland's Ministry of Commerce said. Despite criticism from local pork traders about Ng Fung Hong, the ministry said on its website that the company had done much to ensure quality and the quantity of live pigs the city needed. 'Ng Fung ...

  9. Wellcome butcher catches pig disease

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Felix Chan

    ... Anita Lam, Chan Siu-sin and Felix Chan Third HK case in a month prompts call to extend import ban of mainland pork A Wellcome supermarket butcher yesterday became the third local victim of the pig-borne disease Streptococcus suis in a month, bringing the number infected this year to nine and sparking calls for an extension of the government's ban on mainland pork imports. The news ...

  10. Ajisen to buy pig farms to control key costs

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... according to chief executive Daisy Poon Wai. Ajisen's 400 restaurants in Hong Kong, the mainland and Taiwan consumed 2,300 tonnes of pork and pork ribs last year, she said. Moving upstream was necessary and made commercial sense for the Hong Kong-listed company as volatile pork prices and growing pressure on consumer price inflation challenged the group's profit margin, Poon said. ...




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