Milk price heats up

By Alistair Lawson
Updated December 18 2015 - 6:33pm, first published June 17 2013 - 3:30am
RECORD PRICE: Murray Goulburn managing director Gary Helou said the cooperative's record opening price reflects the positive impacts of the $100m in operational savings, higher wolrd dairy prices and a softening Australian dollar.
RECORD PRICE: Murray Goulburn managing director Gary Helou said the cooperative's record opening price reflects the positive impacts of the $100m in operational savings, higher wolrd dairy prices and a softening Australian dollar.

COMPETITION for milk is heating up, with the nation's largest dairy processor Murray Goulburn last week announcing an opening farmgate price of $5.60 a kilogram milk solids - a 24 per cent increase on last year and a record for the cooperative.

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