September milk output up 1.5%

September milk output up 1.5%

Australian milk production rose 1.5% YOY in September with significant lifts recorded across most states apart from Victoria, according to Dairy Australia. Victorian milk output fell 0.2% YOY in September, bringing season to date output (July – September) 0.6% behind...
September milk output up 1.5%

Australia: August milk output rise

Milk intake rose 0.8% YOY, in August, bringing season to date collections 0.5% ahead of the season prior. Dairy Australia reported production lifts across most states, except Victoria and Queensland. This marks the fourth consecutive monthly YOY increase in milk...
Saputo will halve plants

Saputo will halve plants

Saputo Dairy Australia has outlined plans to cut the number of processing plants to five as it right sizes it network to focus on value creation from every drop of milk collected. Speaking at the annual CIBC Eastern Institutional Investor Conference in Montreal,...
September milk output up 1.5%

Fonterra milk intake down in August

Fonterra Australia milk collection fell 1.4% YOY in August to 6.8m kg of milksolids on lower third-party collections. Season to date output is tracking 1.6% higher than the prior season at 12.4m kg of milksolids, mainly due to recruitment of new suppliers in the...
September milk output up 1.5%

Cheese output up, everything else down

Cheese was the focus for Australian dairy companies with milk for manufacturing down an estimated 6.6% in 2022/23. Cheese production rose 0.7% YOY for the season, despite a 3.4% decline for cheddar, while there were large declines for milk powders and fats. SMP and...