The rich specialized events programme cured by CremonaFiere offers a complete overview of the sector analyzing both present trends and future perspectives of pig farming in Italy and in the world. Conferences, seminars and workshops are organized in cooperation with the most qualified associations of the sector that choose the Exhibition in Cremona to present new projects and initiatives. Moreover, on the occasion of Italpig, the meeting of the National Commission for Pigs CUN Suini da Macello e Suinetti takes place at Cremona Exhibition Centre, thus confirming the central role played by the Exhibition for the whole sector.
2018 edition focused on highly topical themes for the professionals of the sector, such as:
- environmental compatibility and animal health
- vaccinations and biosafety
- disease impact on productivity
- pig feeding, quality and market trends
- reproduction efficiency
- organic breeding
- new tax legislation
The Show extends around the Italpig Forum, pulsing heart of the exhibition area dedicated to the pig sector. It is a true “Agorà” aimed at favouring meeting and contacts among the professionals of the sector. At the same time, the Special Areas Bio Village and Techno Village offer the opportunity to explore key issues of the sector and to discuss the latest innovations in terms of organic farming and precision breeding. Italpig Exhibitors can profit from a dedicated area to explain their activity and to present the most innovative products and services. Would you like to introduce a case-history? Take the floor with a workshop!
Cremona International Livestock Exhibitions are the only specialized agro-livestock Exhibition in Italy and one of the most influential at global level. 2017 edition involved:
The Italian Pig Breeding Show takes place in the area with the highest concentration of large breeding farms and processing industries. Cremona is right at the heart of the major European agro-livestock system producing 80% of Italian pig meat.
The favourable combination of lower foodstuff costs and higher product prices has caused an increase in the sector profitability (figures Crefis 9/2018). Slaughter pigs market has registered stable trends for producers, while processing industry has achieved different results with a greater attention for the profitability increase of non protected productions instead of PDO productions.
There are also great potentialities for pig meat exports. The recent opening of China to Italian productions offer to Italian breeders the possibility to enter the market of the world largest consumer of pig meat. According to Ismea figures, the EU market confirms this positive trend: production will increase by 5.2% in the next 10 years and consumption will register a 8.6% growth. In Italy, the agricultural stage of the sector is worth 3 billion euros while the cured meat industry has a turnover of 8 billions.