Market Digest: stories from around the world
Phelim O'Neill
Brief news snippets from New Zealand, United States, Brazil and Britain.
31 January 2024 World
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from New Zealand, Argentina, Canada and the UK.
15 November 2023 News
Fonterra sets farm emissions target
Fonterra has set a 30% emissions reduction target for its farmer suppliers in addition to a 50% target for its own busienss activities.
Fonterra sets on-farm emissions reduction target for farmers
The New Zealand farmer-owned co-op is targeting an intensity reduction in on-farm emissions by 2030.
11 November 2023 News
Kiwi investment lights up UCC
Fonterra will be looking to identify one new ‘hero’ strain of bacteria per year
1 November 2023 Viewpoints
Fonterra launches microbiome research centre in Cork
The new centre will research probiotics which can be used to improve health and wellness.
26 October 2023 News
Dairy Trends: confidence building in dairy markets
Spot market prices for most of the key commodities are rising sharply, but will the price rises be sustained, asks Aidan Brennan.
11 October 2023 Markets
World food prices slip again in September, with dairy back to 2020 levels
Latest numbers from the United Nations shows many food prices continue to ease.
11 October 2023 News
Positive price trends building in dairy markets
Dairy markets are showing signs of recovery, a trend reflected with the third consecutive increase for the milk price indicator in NI.
11 October 2023 Northern Ireland
Milk price on 'upward trajectory' as Fonterra forecasts jump - ICMSA
New Zealand farmer-owned co-op Fonterra has increased the milk price it expects to pay farmers for the 2023/2024 season.
9 October 2023 News
Fonterra increases milk price forecast
Fonterra - the giant New Zealand dairy co-operative - expects the farmgate milk price to be 1.83c/l higher for the the 2023/2024 season.
9 October 2023 News
Dairy Trends: powders rise on spot market
Aidan Brennan writes that demand for whole milk powder and skim milk powder increased another notch this week.
27 September 2023 Markets