Tuesday, 20 December 2011 15:05

TAF update? What update?

FONTERRA IS on the slippery slope towards demutualisation and a board “update” on the cause, the Trading Among Farmers proposal, yet again failed to recognise this, says one of a growing number of shareholders calling for a second vote on the proposal.

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Friday, 16 December 2011 19:03

Fonterra to offer three TAF options

FONTERRA SAYS it will present options addressing concerns about some aspects of Trading Among Farmers (TAF) during a round of meetings starting in late January.

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Friday, 16 December 2011 13:06

School milk makes a return

Northland students will get free milk every school day from next year as part of a trial for Fonterra's new Milk for Schools programme.

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Thursday, 15 December 2011 10:34

And then there were four...

A FOURTH supplier has signed up to sell produce through Fonterra’s GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) online auction.

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Tuesday, 13 December 2011 16:48

Clean Streams Accord report prompts F&G flak

THE LATEST Clean Streams Accord report shows dairy farmers are heading in the right direction environmentally, says Fonterra, but Fish and Game has questioned the report’s credibility.

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Tuesday, 13 December 2011 11:41

Early Christmas present for dairy farmers

FONTERRA HAS upped its forecast payout for the 2012 season 20c/kgMS to $6.90-$7.00 for a fully shared up farmer.

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Monday, 12 December 2011 13:38

Gent elected to Southern Cross

FORMER FONTERRA director Greg Gent has been elected to the board of Southern Cross Medical Care Society, New Zealand’s largest health insurer with around 830,000 members.

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Wednesday, 07 December 2011 15:33

Dairy prices tipped to swing

DAIRY PRICES will continue to fluctuate as economic uncertainty grips the EU and the US, says Fonterra chairman Henry van der Heyden.

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Wednesday, 07 December 2011 15:25

Naki’s brightest spark

FONTERRA'S NEW director David MacLeod, South Taranaki, has been wired into the dairy industry for over two decades.

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Tuesday, 06 December 2011 16:12

National’s win brings TAF closer to fruition

THE RE-ELECTION of a National-led Government has boosted Fonterra’s chances of sewing up the TAF (trading among farmers) proposal by the end of next year.

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