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Latest Dairy farming in New Zealand Stories

2008-09-05 15:00:14

By EVANS, Ryan FONTERRA has been told to improve the environmental performance of its Kapuni lactose factory by Taranaki's environmental watchdog.

2008-08-29 15:00:31

By JANES, Andrew FONTERRA will face a powerful new competitor across the Tasman with National Foods set to buy Australian co-op Dairy Farmers for $1.1 billion.

2008-08-28 15:00:43

By BISHOP, Diane DAIRY giant Fonterra is anticipating record milk production this season on the back of last season's soul-destroying drought. And Southland's 90 new dairy conversions are being hailed as a major contributor to the industry's growth.

2008-08-26 15:00:40

By JANES, Andrew New Zealand's Fonterra will face a powerful new competitor across the Tasman with National Foods set to buy Australian co-op Dairy Farmers for $1.1 billion.

2008-08-25 15:00:37

By McKNIGHT Sam RECENT prosecutions of Southland dairy farmers drew an angry response from several Environment Southland councillors yesterday, who called for consent reviews for non-compliant farms.

2008-08-20 15:00:54

By JANES, Andrew Rocketing prices are stalling dairy consumption across Asia. But Fonterra continues to gain market share, its new head in the area, Mark Wilson, tells ANDREW JANES . 'Ultimately demography drives economics" is a phrase Mark Wilson likes.

2008-08-17 18:00:24

By JANES, Andrew SHOPPERS switching to cheaper house-brand dairy products have led to Goodman Fielder writing down the value of its New Zealand dairy operations by about a quarter. Goodman Fielder is No 2 in the New Zealand dairy market after Fonterra.

2008-08-14 18:00:23

By McKNIGHT Sam ENVIRONMENT SOUTHLAND has put several dairy farmers on notice because of their repeat dirty dairying discharges. Council compliance manager Mark Hunter said a disturbing trend had emerged among some farmers who were beginning to build up a non- compliance history.

2008-08-11 00:00:24

By Vasantha Ganesan FONTERRA, the dairy company whose brands include Anlene, Fernleaf and Anmum, expects Malaysia to remain its third largest market in Asia and the Middle East as it continues to innovate and market more products here.

2008-07-30 15:00:55

By BASHAM, Laura They may drive our economy, but do we love our farmers and their fellow food producers enough? Laura Basham reports.


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