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2008-10-06 15:05:00

By JANES, Andrew AFTER a year and a half of steadily rising dairy prices, shoppers are finally in for some relief when they buy milk, cheese, yoghurt, butter and icecream. Fonterra Brands, the consumer brands arm of the dairy co-op, says it will lower the price of its products in coming months because international dairy prices are falling. Fonterra Brands produces Anchor milk, Mainland cheese and Tip Top icecream among other brands. It sells about half of the dairy products in New...

2008-06-19 03:00:17

By STEEMAN, Marta -------------------- Consumers could be facing another rise in the price of milk while dairy farmers are creaming it. Fonterra will give no guarantee it will not raise the price of milk after boosting the dairy farmers' payout yesterday to $7.90 a kilogram of milksolids for the 2007-08 season. This dairy season will go down in history as the record payout puts another $4 billion in the pockets of 11,000 dairy farmers. Last year they were paid a paltry, by...


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