Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings (Photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

Fonterra deepens African roots

Tue 1 Sep

A US$10 million “world class” dry blending plant will be opened in Ethiopia.

AgriHQ dairy analyst Susan Kilsby

Kiwi dairy farmers feeling the pinch are right – their payout is the world's lowest

Tue 1 Sep 4

Theo Spierings was quoted in the Australian Financial Review last week as saying Australian dairy farmers were being paid too much for their milk.

Dairy downturn claims servicing business

Mon 31 Aug 7

At least three dairy companies have collapsed this month, including a farm, a share-milker, and now a pump and dairy service business.

We need to start thinking quickly about the effects on NZ of China’s economy


Gareth Morgan on the Chinese sharemarket meltdown.

NOT A PASSING GLANCE: Diane Foreman says Fonterra didn’t even have the courtesy to have a cup of coffee with her to discuss her brand

Fonterra spurned my value-add advances, says Rich Lister

Fri 28 Aug

Diane Foreman has revealed that dairy co-operative Fonterra “closed the door in my face” after she offered it the first right of refusal for her booming value-added ice cream company.

Infometrics senior economist Benje Patterson

Move aside dairy, tourism poised to be NZ’s main cash cow

Thu 27 Aug 1

Dairy's rough patch has helped pave the way for the booming tourism market to take the crown as NZ's biggest industry.


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