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By WOOD, Alan Investors have had second thoughts on entering the dairy sector, given a sudden plunge in global whole milk dairy prices.
By EVANS, Ryan FONTERRA has been told to improve the environmental performance of its Kapuni lactose factory by Taranaki's environmental watchdog.
By GALLOWAY, Jill Huge number of dairy farmers hindered by the ongoing wet weather are failing their resource consent inspections. -------------------- A third of the 80 dairy farms inspected by Horizons in the past few weeks do not comply with their resource consents.
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.
By ST GEORGE, Liz PLANS to set up a new dairy company in Wanganui are forging ahead with a series of farmer meetings around Taranaki next week. Dairy Trust intends to build a milk powder plant in Wanganui and will be starting work on the Affco site shortly.
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.
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.
Kirin, the Japanese brewer, is expanding its food business in Australia through the acquisition of Dairy Farmers by its National Foods division. The acquisition, for 910 million Australian dollars, or $780 million, is intended to help it diversify away from a shrinking domestic market for beer.
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.
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.
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