Parmalat puts ultimatum to WA suppliers

HARVEY Fresh owner Parmalat Australia has told Western Australian dairyfarmer suppliers it wants 70 per cent of them to agree to new proposals for its contracted fresh milk supply base.
HARVEY Fresh owner Parmalat Australia has told Western Australian dairyfarmer suppliers it wants 70 per cent of them to agree to new proposals for its contracted fresh milk supply base.
My name is Montanna. I'm 15, from Tasmania and am part of Australia's dairy industry.
04 May 17 My name is Montanna. I'm 15, from Tasmania and am part of Australia's dairy industry.
A guaranteed minimum milk price is part of the package the Midfield Group is offering dairyfarmers to supply the new $80 million Penola, South Australia, milk plant that is scheduled to open in July.
03 May 17 A guaranteed minimum milk price is part of the package the Midfield Group is offering dairyfarmers to supply the new $80 million Penola, South Australia, milk plant that is scheduled to...
Prices lifted by 3.6 per cent at the Global Dairy Trade auction overnight, slightly against expectations.
03 May 17 Prices lifted by 3.6 per cent at the Global Dairy Trade auction overnight, slightly against expectations.
Circular Head Council is keen to engage with any investors interested in buying the dairy processing facility at Edith Creek, Tasmania.
03 May 17 Circular Head Council is keen to engage with any investors interested in buying the dairy processing facility at Edith Creek, Tasmania.
Rochester, Vic, Edith Creek, Tas, and Kiewa, Vic, communities are in shock following the decision by Murray Goulburn to close its factories in those towns.
03 May 17 Rochester, Vic, Edith Creek, Tas, and Kiewa, Vic, communities are in shock following the decision by Murray Goulburn to close its factories in those towns.
FOR decades Kiewa Country milk cartons have graced store shelves, but Murray Goulburn will not guarantee the brand will continue.
03 May 17 FOR decades Kiewa Country milk cartons have graced store shelves, but Murray Goulburn will not guarantee the brand will continue.
Rochester, Vic, organisations have vowed to help the Rochester community in the wake of Tuesday’s announcement that the Murray Goulburn dairy-processing plant would close.
03 May 17 Rochester, Vic, organisations have vowed to help the Rochester community in the wake of Tuesday’s announcement that the Murray Goulburn dairy-processing plant would close.
Corporate advisers convinced the Murray Goulburn dairy co-operative its unpopular retrospective claw-back of farmgate payments was driving the company into the ground.
03 May 17 Corporate advisers convinced the Murray Goulburn dairy co-operative its unpopular retrospective claw-back of farmgate payments was driving the company into the ground.
Disappointment and bewilderment sum up the reaction from Queensland dairyfarmers after the Parliamentary committee report into the Fair Milk Price Logo Bill recommended that it not be passed.
02 May 17 Disappointment and bewilderment sum up the reaction from Queensland dairyfarmers after the Parliamentary committee report into the Fair Milk Price Logo Bill recommended that it not be...
Murray Goulburn Co-operative (MG) has buckled under the weight of bad publicity and dairy industry pressure, abandoning its controversial milk price repayment program.
02 May 17 Murray Goulburn Co-operative (MG) has buckled under the weight of bad publicity and dairy industry pressure, abandoning its controversial milk price repayment program.
About 35 vehicles collide with livestock on Tasmanian roads each year, on average.
02 May 17 About 35 vehicles collide with livestock on Tasmanian roads each year, on average.
Victorian dairyfarmers have welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission action against Murray Goulburn.
01 May 17 Victorian dairyfarmers have welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission action against Murray Goulburn.
Guns and tools worth thousands of dollars were stolen during two burglaries targeting a business and dairy farm in south-west Victoria at the weekend.
01 May 17 Guns and tools worth thousands of dollars were stolen during two burglaries targeting a business and dairy farm in south-west Victoria at the weekend.
Dairyfarmer groups have welcomed the news that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will launch legal proceedings over last year's price stepdown.
01 May 17 Dairyfarmer groups have welcomed the news that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will launch legal proceedings over last year's price stepdown.
A shift by consumers to eat more natural foods such as Western Star butter underpinned Fonterra’s decision to build new $6.2 million cold storage facilities at Cobden, Victoria, Fonterra Cobden plant manager Bruce Manson says.
30 Apr 17 A shift by consumers to eat more natural foods such as Western Star butter underpinned Fonterra’s decision to build new $6.2 million cold storage facilities at Cobden, Victoria, Fonterra...
THE competition watch-dog has announced it is taking legal action against Murray Goulburn following an investigation into last year’s dairy industry crisis but won’t be pursuing claims against another milk processor Fonterra Australia.
28 Apr 17 THE competition watch-dog has announced it is taking legal action against Murray Goulburn following an investigation into last year’s dairy industry crisis but won’t be pursuing claims...
Investors were breathing a sigh of relief that Donald Trump averted any immediate trade showdown with China, but disturbing signs are emerging of a new unlikely trade war between the United States and Canada.
28 Apr 17 Investors were breathing a sigh of relief that Donald Trump averted any immediate trade showdown with China, but disturbing signs are emerging of a new unlikely trade war between the...
Burra Foods suppliers will receive their Burra Supply Incentive in their milk payments from next month, rather than having to wait until the end of the season.
28 Apr 17 Burra Foods suppliers will receive their Burra Supply Incentive in their milk payments from next month, rather than having to wait until the end of the season.
Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has announced the appointment of David Inall as its new chief executive officer (CEO).
27 Apr 17 Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has announced the appointment of David Inall as its new chief executive officer (CEO).
A South Australian Dairy Industry Fund project exploring what farmers want to see in their contractual arrangements with milk processors is attracting national interest.
27 Apr 17 A South Australian Dairy Industry Fund project exploring what farmers want to see in their contractual arrangements with milk processors is attracting national interest.
The Gardiner Dairy Foundation has announced that four Tertiary Scholarships have been awarded to students undertaking study in 2017.
27 Apr 17 The Gardiner Dairy Foundation has announced that four Tertiary Scholarships have been awarded to students undertaking study in 2017.
The A2 Milk Company is more upbeat about nutritional formula sales to China having previously warned it was anticipating lower sales in the second half of 2016-17 than the first half.
26 Apr 17 The A2 Milk Company is more upbeat about nutritional formula sales to China having previously warned it was anticipating lower sales in the second half of 2016-17 than the first half.
Bega Cheese says it is on track to wrap up its purchase of Mondelez’s Kraft brand grocery business in Australia and New Zealand on or before June 30.
26 Apr 17 Bega Cheese says it is on track to wrap up its purchase of Mondelez’s Kraft brand grocery business in Australia and New Zealand on or before June 30.
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The hotter the stack, the more the farmer has stuffed the nutritive value of that stack.22 Sep 17 The hotter the stack, the more the farmer has stuffed the nutritive value of that stack.
If some silage making rules are bent or broken, it can affect the environment.21 Sep 17 If some silage making rules are bent or broken, it can affect the environment.
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At what event was this said ?
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One of the most effective ways to combat the fake markets is to mass serialise the original
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ok then, lets extend it further, anything that is not raw dairy cow/sheep/goat/buffalo milk, is
Dairyfarmers are reminded that chemicals used on farms, including those used to clean and sanitise the plant and milk vats, must be registered with the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
20 Sep 17 Dairyfarmers are reminded that chemicals used on farms, including those used to clean and sanitise the plant and...
When Victorian dairyfarmer Lauren Finger's father said he had an idea, little did she know how much of an impact his invention would improve her on-farm productivity and safety.
05 Sep 17 When Victorian dairyfarmer Lauren Finger's father said he had an idea, little did she know how much of an impact his...
Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.22 Sep 16 Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.
Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition opportunities.25 Sep 16 Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition...