OPINION: News that a group of Fonterra farmers want an independent review of the Fonterra shareholders council may well be the beginning of the end of its ‘lapdog’ reputation.
Good news for Fonterra farmers – the co-op is increasing its 2019-20 forecast farmgate milk price by 30c/kgMS.
More Fonterra farmers are joining the call for an independent review of the co-op’s shareholders council.
The final list of candidates for Fonterra’s board election is out. Surprisingly only one candidate came through the farmer nominated process.
At last we see Fonterra shareholders asking questions about its supposed watchdog, the shareholders council.
Farmers are happy with the appointment of Fraser Whineray to Fonterra’s newly created role of chief operating officer.
The needs for animal protein in discussions on future nutritious and sustainable food systems seems to be missing from much of the rhetoric, says Jeremy Hill, Fonterra’s chief scientist and technology officer.
A group of Fonterra farmers want an independent review of the Fonterra shareholders council following the co-op’s financial debacle.