Watchdog releases interim dairy industry report
DAIRY farmers are paid the same for their milk whether it ends up as $1 a litre private label canada goose outlet miami or more expensive branded milk, a 12 month inquiry into Australia’s dairy industry has found.
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don include a fixed price for the farmers milk, so it up to the processor to work out what they can pay or need to pay to secure that contract. Sure, there an argument that they indirectly transfer that [to the farmers], there is some truth in that but it not very evident from all the analysis and data. this month, https://www.mild-und-leise.de the buyer of troubled dairy co operative Murray Goulburn flagged the end of $1 milk. Lino Saputo, chief executive of Canadian dairy giant Saputo, said he didn the economics of the deals which allow supermarkets including Coles to sell milk for less than the price of bottled water.
In its report, however, the ACCC concluded that farmers the same regardless of whether their milk ends up as private label or branded milk noting that farmgate prices were from other costs which affect prices earned by supermarkets and the margins earned by processors for cheap label milk.
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earn higher gross margins on branded products than private label products. Branded product margins are a key driver of processors overall profitability.
canada goose black friday sale and decreases in processors and retailers margins on private label drinking milk have not had any observable impact on farmgate prices, or trends in farm profitability and farm exits. ACCC instead blamed farmgate prices on farmers bargaining position with processors processors set a farmgate price only as high as they need to in order to acquire the volume of raw milk production that meets demand, it said. canada goose black friday sale
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David Inall, chief executive of Australian Dairy Farmers, hit back at the report and called for a return to dairy pricing. organisation has said since 2011 that $1 a litre milk is not sustainable as it takes money out of the supply chain, he said.
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as far back as 2011, the West Australian dairy industry calculated that $1 a litre milk took $22.5 million out of the value chain just in WA alone. If you extract significant moneys out of a supply chain over a long period of time nationally, it just makes sense that it will impact farmers.
canada goose clearance sale important in agricultural supply chains is that money finds its way through the supply chain for the benefit of all parties so the farmer is not left at the end. We need to ensure a fair price for everybody along the supply chain. Mr Inall said the peak body did have a number as to what that is are branded milks on the shelf for a whole range of prices, however selling $1 milk cheaper than water as a loss leader we don believe sends a great signal for the value of the industry, he said. canada goose clearance sale
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