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Australian Dairy Farmers worried as Murray Goulburn drives farm gate milk prices even lower.Lawyer speaks.

Investigation: Why weren’t the farmers told?  Murray Goulburn will cut the amount it pays for milk even lower over the next 12 months in a decision industry figures say will drive farmers to the wall. The nation’s largest milk processor announced on Tuesday an opening price of $4.31 per kilogram for milk solids next season, starting July 1. Dairy industry figures say […]

July 11th, 2016
Topic: DAIRY MILK, PRICES, VIDEOS AUDIOS Tags: , , ,

The truth behind the avocado shortage: growers made ‘innocent mistake’

What’s behind the avocado price increase? Australia’s summer avocado supply shortage is largely the result of market manipulation to boost sales before Christmas, says Antony Allen, former chief executive of Avocados Australia. For weeks the avocado industry has blamed rain and bushfires for Australia’s summer shortage, which has seen wholesale prices double, retail prices spike to $7 […]

January 25th, 2016
Topic: Avocadoes, PRICES Tags: , , ,

Ingham Nth Qld bio-mill funding option may be a better deal for growers

North Qld Bio – Energy (NQBE) chairman Robert Carey said under the alternate model raised, NQBE’s advisors, NAB Advisory, shareholders could be both growers and millers. Farmers would receive considerably more revenue than they do under the current NQBE INGHAM sugarcane farmers could retain an increased ownership percentage in the $520 million North Queensland Bio-Energy […]

February 26th, 2015
Topic: PLANTS CROPS WEEDS, PRICES, Queensland Tags: None

DOWNWARD TREND SEEN IN LAMB PRICES

Lambs are still relatively high, across the board, and still above the five-year average LAMB prices may have taken a slight dip in recent weeks, with seasonal conditions and softening demand playing a role, but confidence in the market is strong and lambs are still performing well overall. Meat and Livestock Australia market information manager […]

February 26th, 2015
Topic: PRICES, REPORTS STUDIES PAPERS, Sheep Tags: None

UGLY FRUIT & VEGETABLES GOING AT HALF PRICE. UGLY EATING MAKES YOU BEAUTIFUL.

  The same as the perfectly shaped eggplant … French supermarket Intermarche’s campaign. FUNNY-shaped fruit & veg with spots are the heroes of a new initiative designed to cut waste and make healthy food cheaper. The “ugly” fruit and veg that previously might have ended in the bin will be sold at discount prices in […]

December 5th, 2014
Topic: AGRICULTURE, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, PRICES, SUPERMARKETS Tags: , , , , ,

OVER 500,000 TRAYS OF MANGOES FLOOD THE AUSTRALIAN MARKET FROM THE NORTHERN TERRITORY

The good news for consumers is that there are lots of affordable mangoes in the supermarkets right now. The bad news for growers, is the average price has dropped below $30 a tray in some markets. The Northern Territory trucked over 536,000 trays of mangoes to markets around Australia last week, as the Darwin region […]

November 8th, 2014
Topic: Mangoes, Northern Territory, PRICES Tags: , , ,

WHY ARE THE COSTS OF LIVING SO HIGH IN AUSTRALIA

Comment & Analysis In the past 11 years Australia has become one of the most expensive places to live, costlier than New York, London, Frankfurt and Singapore on everything from car rental to a pint of beer. Australia: The costs are spiralling ADELE FERGUSON In the past 11 years Australia has become one of the […]

April 23rd, 2013
Topic: LIFESTYLES GENERAL, PRICES Tags: , , , , ,

GREEDY AUSTRALIAN POSTAL SYSTEM WILL CHARGE HUGE PRICES FOR PARCEL DELIVERIES

Australia Post is increasing its service charges for parcel delivery. HOW DO WE SACK AUSTRALIA POST??? Web site marketers very concerned about their future when overseas postal rates are very small compared to the money grubbing Australia parcel post system There must be some movers & shakers out there who will give Australia post a […]

April 8th, 2013
Topic: POSTAL SERVICES COURIERS, PRICES Tags: , , , ,

WOOLWORTHS TO BUY MILK DIRECT FROM FARMERS IN BATTLE TO KEEP PRICES DOWN

Woolies’ in milk war battle Colin Kruger 6:13AM | Woolworths expected to reveal plans to buy milk directly from dairy farmers despite still offering $1 a litre milk under its own label. Sourced & published by Henry Sapiecha

March 27th, 2013
Topic: Milking cows, PRICES, STORES SHOPS Tags: , , ,

HOW THE SUPERMARKET GIANTS JUSTIFY THEIR PRICING OF IMPORTED & LOCAL AUSTRALIAN GOODS

Local versus imported goods in Australia & how they compare When you get down to it, most consumers opt for lower prices over patriotism. So an increase in imports is our choice. Ross Gittins explains. When you buy something in a supermarket or a department store, how much of the price you pay is the […]

July 11th, 2012
Topic: IMPORT EXPORT, PRICES Tags: , , ,