Another call for Code of Conduct against Coles and Woolworths, Queensland Dairy group

 In Australia, Coles, NewZealand, Woolworths
The annual Northern Dairy Industry Situation and Outlook business breakfast forum  today (14 June, 2012) at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre has heard that the supermarket retail milk ‘price war’ is continuing to harm Queensland dairy farmers. This is despite the fact that Coles has contractual arrangements to buy its homebrand milk from Malanda in the Atherton Tablelands in northern Queensland.


At the forum, Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation (QDO) President Brian Tessmann shared results from a QDO survey of dairyfarmers across Queensland, conducted in May 2012. The survey showed that farm confidence had dropped dramatically due to the milk war, which had led to cuts in farm gate prices. Australian Food News – Read More.​​

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