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Fonterra drops forecast Farmgate Milk Price

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today reduced its forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the 2017/18 season from $6.75 to $6.40 per kgMS and updated the market on its financial results for the first three months of the 2018 financial year. Chairman John Wilson says the lower forecast Farmgate Milk Price reflects a prudent approach to ongoing volatility in the global dairy market. The GlobalDairyTrade price for whole milk powder is a big influencer of the Farmgate Milk Price and it has ... more

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Let Alexandra Park cook Christmas dinner on the 22nd

With the early onset of summer Alexandra Park says it has the perfect solution which will allow families to relax outside on Christmas day rather than slaving over a hot stove. That is - have someone else cook your family a sumptuous Christmas dinner on Friday, 22 December. Alexandra Park’s popular Christmas At the Races evenings have been packed out since mid-November, with the remaining evenings nearly sold out but the 22nd is still offering the best availability, says ... more

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MPI announces new Food Safety Guidance

The Ministry for Primary Industries today announced food safety guidance which will cover up to 16,000 food businesses across New Zealand. This means that all types of food businesses in New Zealand now have easy-to-follow guidance for keeping food safe. Different types of businesses have different guidance depending on the food safety risk of the food they handle. The new national programme guidance covers businesses with medium to low risk food safety issues. Because of the lower ... more

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US demand drives record venison prices

Soaring demand from the United States for reduced supply is behind an unprecedented lift in venison schedule prices beyond the traditional peak, says Mountain River Venison's marketing director John Sadler. "We have the extraordinary situation where schedule prices have gone up in November," he told a deer industry P2P field day in Canterbury. Traditionally venison schedules peak in September and October for chilled product to meet the European game season market. However, ... more

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Dairy prices nudge up ahead of expected Fonterra payout revision

Dairy prices had a slight reprieve overnight as the overall index rose 0.4 per cent at the latest global dairy auction, but butter has softened dramatically. The average price per tonne on the Global Dairy Trade index was US$3091 (NZ$3418), with the rise following four consecutive declines. The auction comes before an expected revision in the Fonterra forecast farmgate payout on Thursday, with most analysts picking a cut from $6.75 per kilogram of milksolids to $6.50. Most drama ... more

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Ready to spread the Christmas cheer? Muffin Break is!

Santa Claus is coming to town and Muffin Break has you covered with a selection of tempting treats straight from the kitchen. With Christmas puddings, Christmas muffins and delicious pre-packaged Christmas cookies, perfect as a gift or a treat for yourself! For a limited time purchase a large Christmas pudding for only $20 and get a free coffee voucher and limited edition 2018 calendar packed with exclusive deals and tempting recipes. These sweet treats are only available until 25 ... more

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Lawson’s Dry Hills celebrates 25 years at the forefront of the Marlborough wine industry

In 1992, amongst Barbara Kendall winning gold at the Barcelona Olympics, the move to MMP, Shortland Street airing for the first time and The Exponents being awarded single of the year, Ross and Barbara Lawson quietly started selling wine under their own label, Lawson’s Dry Hills. Now, 25 years later, the wines are some of New Zealand’s most awarded with numerous trophies and medals from all over the world. When asked which of these resonate the most, Chief Winemaker Marcus ... more

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Fonterra ordered to pay Danone $183m over infant formula scare

Fonterra Cooperative Group has been ordered to pay 105 million euros ($183 million) in damages to Danone over "food safety failures" in 2013, following arbitration in Singapore. In a statement, Danone said it "welcomes this arbitration decision as a guarantee that the lessons from the crisis will not be forgotten." The French food giant sued Fonterra, seeking damages of up to 630 million euros, over the whey protein concentrate contamination in 2013. Fonterra ... more

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Fonterra requests trading halt with Danone decision due

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited (for itself and on behalf of Fonterra Shareholders’ Fund) has requested an immediate trading halt to be applied to their respective securities on: 1. the ASX; 2. NZX Main Board/Debt Market; and 3. the Fonterra Shareholders Market. This request has been made to give Fonterra time to consider the outcome of its arbitration with Danone regarding Fonterra’s 2013 whey protein concentrate precautionary recall. Fonterra ... more

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Salmon sales surge as Kiwis crave the finer things in life says New Zealand's leading cafe group

The Coffee Club, one of the country’s fastest growing café brands, says that more Kiwis than ever before are enjoying salmon dishes when they dine out. The ingredient is quickly becoming a firm favourite for many consumers, regardless of whether they’re eating breakfast, lunch or dinner. The Coffee Club, which has more than 60 stores around New Zealand, is expecting to get through 7000kg of smoked salmon this year, up 500kg from last year. That’s an increase of ... more

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