Latest Fonterra Stories

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.

2008-08-20 15:00:54

Some are keen while others have their doubts about the new kid in the paddock. -------------------- The Dairy Trust, a wholly-owned subsidiary of meat company Affco, says it has visited more than 100 farmers in the southern North Island, as it hunts for milk supply.

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.

2008-08-07 15:00:40

Record milk payouts for milk powder will become a thing of the past, if an Agriculture and Forestry Ministry forecast released yesterday is accurate.

2008-08-07 15:00:32

On the third occasion a farm his family owned was convicted for dirty dairying last year, Alan Crafar announced he had appointed one of his sons as an effluent manager, responsible for ensuring systems on all his farms were "right".

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.

2008-07-30 15:00:54

By WOOD, Alan An equivalent of dairy-based Fonterra seen as crucial to export expansion. Alan Wood reports.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.