Latest Fonterra Stories

2008-10-06 15:00:03

By ARNOLD, Karen FONTERRA IS in the dark about its liability for compensation payouts as the global fallout from the Sanlu tainted milk saga continues. But the government says diplomatic ties between New Zealand and China remain strong despite Fonterra's link to the scandal.

2008-10-05 12:00:14

By David Barboza At a dairy farming village on the outskirts of this northern city, a group of residents surrounded a village official last week, and started berating him.

2008-10-04 15:00:10

By JANES, Andrew FONTERRA is expected to lift its payout forecast for this season by at least 30 cents a kilogram of milk solids after a board meeting on Thursday.

2008-10-03 09:00:24

Fonterra Brands New Zealand has confirmed that it will lower the price of its dairy products in the coming months.

2008-10-02 15:00:32

By HARDING, Evan ENVIRONMENT SOUTHLAND is supporting a judge who has warned southern dairy farmers to clean up their act or face closure.

2008-10-01 15:00:22

High dairy prices have dampened global consumer demand. --------- ----------- The new payout announcement made by Fonterra will not lead to a dramatic belt tightening by dairy farmers.

2008-09-29 14:41:06

By BRETT, Cate THIS TIME last week the story was about China and the thousands of infants whose health has been compromised by contaminated milk powder. Had it not been for the fact our flagship exporter Fonterra was centre stage, the story would probably have run on the world pages.

2008-09-29 06:00:25

By Jim Yardley and David Barboza Barely a month ago, China's staging of the Beijing Olympics demonstrated how the Communist Party could mobilize its authoritarian political system.

2008-09-28 18:25:00

The list of products facing recall due to potential contamination with the chemical melamine grew larger Friday with the inclusion of many processed foods that contain milk and protein, such as chocolate and other snack foods.

2008-09-25 15:00:39

By WOOD, Alan Cheese and butter supermarket prices might ease a little after Fonterra cut its forecast milksolid payout but milk prices will stay around existing levels, to the frustration of consumers.

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