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Butter better for profit

Investment in new, more flexible production facilities will help Fonterra maximise its profits from butter, ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny says.

20 July 2017

AgriHQ forecast 18c above Fonterra's

The AgriHQ farmgate milk price forecast for the 2017-18 season moved to $6.68/kg of milksolids (MS) this week, 18c above Fonterra’s forecast for the season, which remains at $6.50/kg MS. 

20 July 2017

Bobby calf kill begins

The co-operative’s plants at Dannevirke, Levin, Nelson, Pukeuri, at Oamaru, and Lorneville near Invercargill would be processing bobby calves from now into October.

19 July 2017

Business centre for dairy hub

Setting up an agri-business centre is the next job for the newly opened Southern Dairy Hub.

19 July 2017

Butter creams it at auction overnight

Dairy commodity prices nudged up 0.2% at the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) event overnight.

19 July 2017

First NZ Capital questions Fonterra strategy

Mixed returns and inadequate transparency on the performance from Fonterra’s offshore investments have led investment house First NZ Capital to question the co-op’s global investment strategy.

18 July 2017

Fonterra names election panel

Fonterra has named the three members of its independent selection panel for the farmer director elections as Dame Alison Paterson, board appointee John Spencer and Shareholders’ Council appointee Tony Carter.

18 July 2017

Algeria's WMP imports soar

Algeria’s whole milk powder imports have soared 72% for the year-to-date (January to April) and reached 111,000 tonnes.

18 July 2017

Derivatives suggests slight shifts on GDT

Small movements in dairy commodity prices are expected at the July 18 Global Dairy Trade (GDT) event, according to the NZX Dairy Derivatives market.

17 July 2017

Fonterra seeks directors

Nominations for the Fonterra board of directors’ election opened today.

17 July 2017