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Flavour fizzes in dairy war

LION'S milk business is fast becoming a flavoured milk business as the industry giant rebuilds its reputation and tackles rival Coca-Cola Amatil.
LION'S milk business is fast becoming a flavoured milk business as the industry giant rebuilds its reputation and tackles rival Coca-Cola Amatil.
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AN ONLINE food network is hoping to shift the balance of power away from Australia's supermarket duopoly but needs $100,000 from a crowd-funded project to launch the scheme nation-wide. AN ONLINE food network is hoping to shift the balance of power away from Australia's supermarket duopoly but needs $100,000 from a crowd-funded project to launch the scheme nation-wide.
AUSTRALIAN Lamb Group's decision to indefinitely suspend trade to Russia has been met with industry caution. AUSTRALIAN Lamb Group's decision to indefinitely suspend trade to Russia has been met with industry caution.
THE prospect of farmers making one annual payment towards a single, strong farm advocacy voice is a possibility. THE prospect of farmers making one annual payment towards a single, strong farm advocacy voice is a possibility.
THERE may have been a marked drop in cereal prices over the past six months, but for pulse producers it's the opposite. THERE may have been a marked drop in cereal prices over the past six months, but for pulse producers it's the opposite.
KIMBERLEY Agricultural Investment (KAI) plans to build a bustling import/export port in Northern Australia, overcoming the huge freight costs which are holding back the region's trade growth.
4:00 AM KIMBERLEY Agricultural Investment (KAI) plans to build a bustling import/export port in Northern Australia, overcoming the huge freight costs which are holding back the region's trade...
ANDREW Forrest's vision to build on the Australian-Chinese relationship took another step this morning.
31 Jul 14 ANDREW Forrest's vision to build on the Australian-Chinese relationship took another step this morning.
AUSTRALIA'S obsession with building new roads at the expense of rail ­networks is harming the country's international competitiveness.
31 Jul 14 AUSTRALIA'S obsession with building new roads at the expense of rail ­networks is harming the country's international competitiveness. | North's 20-year investment 'window'  | GrainCorp's $200m country upgrade 
WOOLWORTHS is fighting back against arch rival Coles's moves into the financial services sector by securing a new trademark for its Woolworths Money brand.
31 Jul 14 WOOLWORTHS is fighting back against arch rival Coles's moves into the financial services sector by securing a new trademark for its Woolworths Money brand. | Coles: banking on your cash  | Woolies moves into finance 
FORMER Victorian premier Jeff Kennett backed the Business Council of Australia's call for an industry policy that promotes specific industries, such as agriculture, a plan criticised as a
31 Jul 14 FORMER Victorian premier Jeff Kennett backed the Business Council of Australia's call for an industry policy that promotes specific industries, such as agriculture, a plan criticised as... | Ag's place in global food waste  | Investors want slice of chicken 
MORE than 600 beef producers across northern Australia have been invited to join a voluntary rural debt survey as grazing industry leaders look to ramp up efforts to address the escalating rural debt crisis.
31 Jul 14  1 MORE than 600 beef producers across northern Australia have been invited to join a voluntary rural debt survey as grazing industry leaders look to ramp up efforts to address the...
WA PASTORALISTS have welcomed a decrease in their rent agreements, but wish it had come sooner.
31 Jul 14 WA PASTORALISTS have welcomed a decrease in their rent agreements, but wish it had come sooner.
THE prospect of farmers making one annual payment towards a single, strong farm advocacy voice is a possibility.
31 Jul 14  17 THE prospect of farmers making one annual payment towards a single, strong farm advocacy voice is a possibility. | Country Caucus chooses leaders  | Restructure 'on the table' 
LONGWARRY Food Park could be the next Australian dairy asset to fall into foreign hands as surging demand for milk powders and infant formula in Asia drive a rush of takeovers in the sector.
30 Jul 14 LONGWARRY Food Park could be the next Australian dairy asset to fall into foreign hands as surging demand for milk powders and infant formula in Asia drive a rush of takeovers in the sector. | Farmer co-ops add 'muscle'  | Rising exports the end of $1 milk? 
AGRICULTURAL businesses need to be given greater latitude to merge and build scale to beat foreign competitors, say exporters.
30 Jul 14  13 AGRICULTURAL businesses need to be given greater latitude to merge and build scale to beat foreign competitors, say exporters. | Aus needs dairy boost: McKinsey  | Rising exports the end of $1 milk? 
AGRICULTURE Minister Barnaby Joyce has weighed into Coles and Woolworths' $1-a-litre milk battle, saying the 'trick' may not work.
30 Jul 14  7 AGRICULTURE Minister Barnaby Joyce has weighed into Coles and Woolworths' $1-a-litre milk battle, saying the 'trick' may not work. | Aus needs dairy boost: McKinsey  | Down, down goes milk value 
AS farmers of all types feel the cost-price squeeze, modern agricultural co-operatives could be the answer to boosting producer power.
30 Jul 14  23 AS farmers of all types feel the cost-price squeeze, modern agricultural co-operatives could be the answer to boosting producer power. | Fonterra pursues China dairy hub  | NZ's new cash cows 
VOLATILITY in international dairy markets has prompted Fonterra to reduce its forecast farmgate milk price in New Zealand for the 2014/15 season.
29 Jul 14 VOLATILITY in international dairy markets has prompted Fonterra to reduce its forecast farmgate milk price in New Zealand for the 2014/15 season. | Fonterra's NZ milk collection rises  | Fonterra inks deal with UK firm 
AUSTRALIA should consider emulating New Zealand's decision to overlook competition concerns and create a dairy monopoly like Fonterra, ­consulting firm McKinsey & Company says.
29 Jul 14  2 AUSTRALIA should consider emulating New Zealand's decision to overlook competition concerns and create a dairy monopoly like Fonterra, ­consulting firm McKinsey & Company says. | MG's next generation push  | Down, down goes milk value 
AUSTRALIANS' growing appetite for chicken is driving up investor interest in poultry farms, according to the latest rural and agribusiness outlook report by Colliers International.
29 Jul 14  1 AUSTRALIANS' growing appetite for chicken is driving up investor interest in poultry farms, according to the latest rural and agribusiness outlook report by Colliers International. | Private equity targets Aus food... 
THE WA Government will investigate water and land resources, alternative land tenure options and approvals resolution on pastoral stations in an effort to unlock potential for food production in the north.
29 Jul 14  1 THE WA Government will investigate water and land resources, alternative land tenure options and approvals resolution on pastoral stations in an effort to unlock potential for food...
SEVERAL Australian dairy companies have changed hands over the past year, with the swing towards mergers and acquisitions appearing to be a wide-reaching and global trend.
28 Jul 14 SEVERAL Australian dairy companies have changed hands over the past year, with the swing towards mergers and acquisitions appearing to be a wide-reaching and global trend.
AUSTRALIA'S biggest coal mine, the $16.5 billion Carmichael project in Queensland's Galilee Basin, has received federal approval.
28 Jul 14 AUSTRALIA'S biggest coal mine, the $16.5 billion Carmichael project in Queensland's Galilee Basin, has received federal approval. | Palmer's carbon shock stirs the pot  | Ag groups look for carbon clarity 
HELPING draw attention to declining terms of trade and finding ways of improving on-farm profitability is the name of the game for Longreach grazier and agribusiness webpage developer James Walker.
28 Jul 14  1 HELPING draw attention to declining terms of trade and finding ways of improving on-farm profitability is the name of the game for Longreach grazier and agribusiness webpage developer...
GRAINCORP is reporting a strong response from growers wanting to lease or buy many of the 109 storage sites it has just closed.
28 Jul 14  9 GRAINCORP is reporting a strong response from growers wanting to lease or buy many of the 109 storage sites it has just closed. | ADM talks 'just business':...  | GrainCorp buys into Egyptian mill 
GLOBAL food shortages are being exacerbated by countries trying to achieve self sufficiency according to MLA's Peter Barnard.
28 Jul 14  2 GLOBAL food shortages are being exacerbated by countries trying to achieve self sufficiency according to MLA's Peter Barnard. | Report values live ex industry  | Robb defends Japan trade deal 
AFTER a big decade of growth in the generic farm chemical market the 24-year-old Farmoz name is disappearing and being re-badged.
27 Jul 14  1 AFTER a big decade of growth in the generic farm chemical market the 24-year-old Farmoz name is disappearing and being re-badged. | Exploring cotton's 'true grit'  | Emerald plans $3m Elmore upgrade 
LAST week's milk oversupply has prompted the question: has Murray Goulburn underestimated the flood likely to flow into its milk plants?
26 Jul 14 LAST week's milk oversupply has prompted the question: has Murray Goulburn underestimated the flood likely to flow into its milk plants? | Bega avoids $13m tax bill  | Milk's local brand push 
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cont.... And guess what? you bet it, they were predicting a 70-80% of above median rainfall. How
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Yes, coops are worth another look. Thinks about Rabobank, Danish Crown, Flora Holland, Land
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Who is foolish? The only people that are foolish are all the media reports we get about how we
AN ONLINE food network is hoping to shift the balance of power away from Australia's supermarket duopoly but needs $100,000 from a crowd-funded project to launch the scheme nation-wide.31 Jul 14 AN ONLINE food network is hoping to shift the balance of power away from Australia's supermarket duopoly but needs...
SEVERAL Australian dairy companies have changed hands over the past year, with the swing towards mergers and acquisitions appearing to be a wide-reaching and global trend.28 Jul 14 SEVERAL Australian dairy companies have changed hands over the past year, with the swing towards mergers and...