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Dairy Australia Fortnightly Update 10/01/2014

Dairy Australia Fortnightly Update

Categories: Dairy, Commodities

Key points for the fortnight ending 15/11/2013 include:

  • Most dairy commodity prices were up at the 7 Jan. GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction (event 107), but lower prices for SMP, WMP and AMF saw the index fall by 0.8%.
  • US milk production is expanding slower than may have been expected.
  • Fonterra yesterday confirmed that Danone has formally initiated legal proceedings following the whey protein concentrate precautionary recall initiated by Fonterra in Aug. 2013.
  • Saputo (SAP) this morning extended its $9 per share cash offer for Warrnambool Cheese & Butter (WCB) until 7PM, 22 Jan.
  • United Dairy Power (UDP) has re-emerged as the subject of a sale.

Source: Dairy Australia


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