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Fonterra is hiking its milk price by 25 cents per kgMS.

Fonterra hikes farmgate milk price by 25 cents

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has announced an increased forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the upcoming 2018 season, to NZ$6.75 (US$5.09) per kilogram of milksolids (kgMS).

A stable domestic market is helping buffer declining world prices, says Dairy Australia analyst John Droppert. Photo: iStock - shaoleung

Dairy Australia predicts challenging times

By Jim Cornall

Decreasing global dairy prices, dry conditions and high input costs are tightening margins for Australia’s dairy farmers, and reducing national milk production, according to the latest Situation and Outlook report from Dairy Australia.

CNI brings healthy fibre to food makers

CNI brings healthy fibre to food makers

Colloides Naturels International targets natural market demand with a combination of a wheat fibre and an acacia gum fibre that provides non-soluble and soluble fibre for a wide variety of food applications.

NFU pushes for price rise

NFU pushes for price rise

Members of the National Farmers Union in the UK this week
demonstrated outside Dairy Crest cheese manufacturing and
distribution sites to call for a 2p per litre rise in the price
producers receive.


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