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Fonterra profit falls 11 per cent for year
25 September 2017
Fonterra has posted an 11 per cent decline in full-year profit amid lower margins and an impairment on Beingmate Baby & Child Food.
No big farm impact from water tax: figures
Figures show just one in six dairy farmers would be affected by Labour's water tax but National leader Bill English has denied overstating it's impact....
ComCom still has questions for Fonterra
The commerce watchdog is happy with more transparency from Fonterra's off-GlobalDairyTrade sales but still has questions....
Fonterra should explain Beingmate: analyst
Fonterra need to divulge more details about struggling Chinese infant formula maker Beingmate, which it owns nearly 20 per cent of, an analysts says....
Fonterra's GDT looks at European deal
Fonterra's online auction platform GlobalDairyTrade is looking at a tie-up with the European Energy Exchange....
Farmers slam Green dairy levy proposal
Federated Farmers say a proposal by the Green Party to charge dairy farmers a levy for nitrate pollution to fund sustainable alternatives is discriminatory....
Fonterra milk collection rises 10.4pc
Fonterra says its New Zealand milk collection in the first two months of the season is up 10.4 per cent....
Dairy prices fall as milk powder slips
Dairy product prices have declined for the fourth time in five auctions while whole milk powder prices also had a surprise slip....
Sheep numbers decline at slower pace
The steady decline in New Zealand's sheep numbers continued at a slower pace over the past year as farmers in some areas rebuilt their flocks....
Dairy prices slip, milk powder gains
Dairy product prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction, declining for the third time in four auctions, but the important whole milk powder price rose....
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