AUSTRALIAN Consolidated Milk announced an opening price on Monday of $5.76 a kilogram of milk solids.
The State Budget handed down by Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt last Tuesday has done little to give clear direction for the state’s economy or provide a better deal to its efficient but struggling dairy farmers. By: Brian Tessmann, QDO President
DAIRY industry lobby groups are assessing if the move for processors to include incentives in opening milk price announcements is in contravention of the new voluntary code of conduct. By: SIMONE SMITH
A NUMBER of South Australian dairy farmers have been given a boost after ASX-listed Beston Global Food said it required an additional 70 million litres of milk to underpin its cheese production next financial year.
An Indian company plans to import breast milk to Australians for $300 a litre .By MATILDA RUDD
Following calls for more affordable infant formula options here, supermarket chain FairPrice on Thursday (June 15) announced the launch of a new range imported from Australia, priced between $27.50 and $35 for a 900g tin. It is priced similarly as in Australia, where the range is AU$25 to AU$35.
NEW Zealand has been one of several countries supplying Russia with dairy products in the past year as other Western nations have been locked out because of an embargo. By Simone Smith.
How do you start a dairy industry overnight in a wealthy desert nation with its transport links closed? You buy 4,000 cows from Australia and the U.S. and put them on airplanes. By Laurel Wamsley.
Southwest Victorian dairy farmer Donna Edge isn’t sure how she will be able to pay for her family’s food in three weeks. By Sue
Murray Goulburn’s new chief executive Ari Mervis has warned that the dairy company’s financial pressures are worse than expected and a recent decision to close three plants was not enough to “move the business forward”. By: SUE NEALES