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May 10, 2019

Fonterra announces Fixed Base Milk Price for 2019/20 season

Fonterra farmers participating in the company’s Fixed Base Milk Price will be paid a guaranteed price of $6.80 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) for a portion of their milk for the 2019/20 season. 

April 17, 2019

Fonterra helps farmers get greater milk price certainty with fixed base milk price

Farmers will again have the option to reduce their exposure to market volatility and assist them to budget, plan, and manage profitability, with Fonterra Australia’s Fixed Base Milk Price now open for applications for the 2019/20 season.

February 11, 2019

Fonterra Australia increases its farmgate milk price to $6.05kgMS for the 2018/2019 season

Fonterra Australia has today advised its farmers of an increase of 7 cents per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) to its farmgate milk price for the 2018/19 season. This brings its average farmgate milk price to $6.05kgMS, which will apply from 1 July 2018 and be paid on 15 February 2019.

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Perfect Italiano television commercial.

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