Fonterra reports slide in auction prices
Prices at the Fonterra globalDairyTrade auction have fallen sharply for the second month running, prompting the dairy to warn farmers of a lower than forecast payout.
Danone: Health claim uncertainty not to blame for share price shake
As Danone’s share price continues to fall three days after its half year results were released, the company cites several potential reasons for the dip but insists that health claims uncertainty is not among them.
Fonterra reports sharp dip in dairy prices
Fonterra has revealed that prices were down sharply at its latest auction, as concerns about supply, which had fueled recent price increases, eased.
Dairy price pressures to ease up end of 2010, Rabobank
As supply increases from producers in the Southern hemisphere and demand growth slows the currently high global dairy prices are expected to ease somewhat, according to market analysts.
FrieslandCampina moves away from commodities
Multinational dairy company FrieslandCampina has revealed its strategy for the coming decade in which it plans to expand globally and shift its focus to three specialised product categories.
Release of SMP intervention stocks could deflate prices
The EU Commission has agreed to start releasing intervention stocks of butter and skimmed milk powder (SMP) sparking some concern that the price recovery could be jeopardised.
Realistic prices needed for European food stability and to safeguard society
Please: A big round of applause for Jozsef Kapuvári. Who? You might well ask. Kapuvári is the author of an EU report that highlights the importance of realistic food prices – not just to underpin the food supply chain but to maintain the fabric of European...
Glanbia revises earnings forecast as dairy prices rebound
Glanbia is revising its 2010 earnings per share guidance upwards as figures from the dairy ingredients business improve with the recovery in global dairy prices.
FrieslandCampina reports milk price rally
FrieslandCampina has announced the biggest monthly increase in the guaranteed price for the milk supplied to its farmers so far this year.
Allegations dropped and fines cut in dairy price fixing probe
A long-running investigation into price fixing in the UK dairy market appears to have run its course as allegations are dropped and fines levied at leading processors and supermarkets are reduced.
Fonterra reports price jump and reveals new plant plans
Fonterra has unveiled provisional plans for a major new milk processing plant in New Zealand and reported a surge in dairy prices as production eases.
Europe could upset return to dairy price stability
International dairy prices now stand in “a more comfortable range” but a spike in EU production this spring could spark another major fall, according to Rabobank.
Fonterra sticks by improved milk price forecast in trading update
Fonterra has claimed that ingredients prices are recovering and market confidence is returning as a group of US senators accuse the New Zealand-based co-op of holding a virtual monopoly of key internationally traded dairy commodities.
Amcor rejects price fixing estimate for damages
Amcor has dismissed claims that it should pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages over allegations it took part in a packaging price fixing cartel.
Danone improves sales on "reset" yoghurt prices
Price cuts have helped Danone recover from a dip in dairy sales at the start of the year to report a healthy increase in fourth quarter sales.