Fonterra milk down in Dec

by | Feb 3, 2021 | Global, Volume trends

Fonterra reported milk collections fell 0.7% YOY to 183.1m kgMS in December, taking season to date collections 0.7% behind the season prior. Milk intake on the North Island was down 0.6% YOY for the month, while South Island intake fell 0.7% YOY.

Declining production on Fonterra farms reflected mixed weather; with the North Island dry in the north and wet in the south, while the South Island experienced heavy rainfalls.