Posts tagged "Fonterra Australia"

Fonterra may bring Aussies into the fold

[15 December/NZ Herald] Fonterra Australia has announced that it is looking to formulate a co-operative solution for its Aussie suppliers who at the moment supply the company outside of its co-operative structure. The CEO of Fonterra Australia, Rene Dedoncker, said the Australian business had become stronger as the plant footprint had evolved (including the recently...

Murray Goulburn milk supply drops 22%, as company confirms it seeks ‘more detail’ from potential suitors

[22 August/ABC News Rural] Dairy processor, Murray Goulburn, will struggle to retain the title of Australia’s largest milk processor as its supply dropped 22% and is expected to fall further to sit equal with Fonterra Australia. MG announced its results confirming it had experienced a difficult year leading to an AUD371 million loss, with CEO,...

Fonterra Australia opens new cheese factory for domestic and export market

[18 August/Stuff: NZ Farmer] Fonterra Australia has opened a new cheese plant at Stanhope in Victoria two and a half years after the plant was destroyed in a fire. The $149 million plant will make a range of hard cheeses including cheddar, parmesan, mozzarella and romano for the Australian and New Zealand market as well...

Fonterra increases its milk price by 20 cents for its Australian suppliers

[28 July/ Stuff] Fonterra has increased its milk price by 20 cents, pushing the average amount paid to AUD5.50/kg of milk solids (MS). The increase will apply from July 1 and will be paid on August 15. The announcement came one day after Fonterra increased its payout to New Zealand farmers by 25 cents to...

Fonterra raises Australian farmgate milk price

 [27 October/ National Business Review] Fonterra Australia has raised its farmgate milk price to AUD 5.10 per kilogram of milk solids, while its forecast closing price for the 2016/17 season increased to AUD 5.20 per kilogram of milk solids from AUD 5.00 per kilogram of milk solids. Fonterra Australia Managing Director, Rene Dedoncker said the...

Disclose what Oz is costing us – Feds

[7 July/ Dairy News] Federated Farmers Dairy Chairman, Andrew Hoggard said every farmer should know how much they are paying per kilogram of milksolids to support Fonterra’s Australian operations. Mr Hoggard added that farmers know Fonterra has to pay a more attractive milk price in Australia to secure supply. Fonterra announced an opening milk price...