Bulla Dairy Foods has announced opening prices for the 2021/22 season to assist new and existing suppliers in planning for the year ahead. The milk price is determined by the milk solids profile of farmers’ supply in the past two season and is paid in four bands, ranging from $6.90kgMS for band 0 to $6.40kgMS for band 3. Bulla’s opening price is 10c to 20c higher than last year’s opening range of $6.30kgMS – $6.70kgMS and includes an extra price band for farmers who supply above 49% milk supply ratio. Bulla said pricing will continue to be reviewed through the season, with step-ups announced as business conditions permit.
Bulla’s production was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with an outbreak of cases at their plant. However, the markets have been positive, cream sales and market share reached an all-time high installing Bulla as the number one selling brand of fresh cream in every state. The company increased its Asian presence with the launch of a new range of Bulla Australian-Style Yoghurt.