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In four years, the number of dairy farmers in Australia dropped by 9 per cent.
Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell said there are positive signals for milk price but warned that a lot can change.
Dairy farmers call for 11-cent milk levy in face of high fodder prices and increasing energy costs.
Australia’s National Party has joined the call, passing a motion urging the federal government to ban plant-based and other alternative products calling themselves milk.
Demand for hemp milk forecast to grow substantially over the next five years.
World-first technology allows raw milk to be bottled and cold pressed straight from the farm.
The retailer is following in the footsteps of Aldi and Woolworths by upping its milk prices to reflect farmgate increases.
Aldi and Woolworths increased the price per litre for fresh milk by a further 10 cents to reflect an increase in farmgate prices.
Fonterra’s Australian milk production for the 12 months to April was down 6.1 per cent due to poor weather conditions and rising costs.
Because milk is such a complete mix of nutrients, it’s also an ideal breeding ground for bacteria.