Great Idea Carlene. It's a shame the industry was not prepared to fund this concept 8 years ago when Xcheque provided a working demonstration of exactly this concept - backed by detailed price models for a wide range of processors.
ok then, lets extend it further,
anything that is not raw dairy cow/sheep/goat/buffalo milk, is not milk, anything that has changed it's composition by processing is no longer milk, is it?
milk substitute only best describes what the resultant product is after detracting it from its original state.
other products like almond 'milk' should at least be called almond milk substitute.
The rot started in 2010 when Gary was appointed, after axing 301 staff it was obvious they were simply looking for short financial gains. The company was doing ok so why fix something that aint broke?
Since when is it up to Fonterra to decide what happens to BSC? I would have thought that was up to those whom BSC is representing.
What's the bet Fonterra uses this opportunity to drop the price to its Tasmanian suppliers?
Can the author please list the reference being quoted above regarding 96% of variation in conception rates being explained by management factors?