Robin Thompson

Pork Sector Council Member (Producer)

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Robin is one of the owners and managing director of Bridge House Farm Ltd., a family farming business producing crops and breeding pigs from 2,500 acres in Northamptonshire. The pig side of Bridge House Farm Ltd. is a genetic nucleus for Genesus Inc., a Canadian swine genetics business, and supplies customers worldwide. Genesus Inc. is the world’s largest independent producer of high-health registered, purebred swine in the world. Robin is also the vice chairman of Thames Valley Cambac Ltd, which is the largest pig marketing group in the UK, handling around 70,000 pigs a week on behalf of its 100 farmer members. A former chair of governors of a land-based college, he also has a keen interest in education.

Find out more about Robin’s background, his thoughts on some of the challenges facing the sector and why he wanted to join AHDB’s Pork Council.

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