Tuesday, 07 January 2020 15:25

Fonterra unaffected by Oz bushfires

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Fonterra says its factories and farmers remain largely unaffected by devastating fires affecting Victoria and New South Wales.


A Fonterra Australia spokesperson says however, it is keeping a close eye on developments.


“Thankfully, the areas where our factories and farmers are located remain largely unaffected…..with no immediate end to the fires in sight and with the continued dry conditions as a result of the drought, we are staying close to any emerging risks and our priority is to ensure our people and farmers are safe,” she says.


“With the huge challenges that these communities face, we are looking at what we can do to support them, as well as working with the dairy industry to enable support for affected farmers.


“As a first and immediate step, we have donated milk powder to our charity partner Foodbank which will go into emergency relief packs for those in need.”

 

 

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