Displaying items by tag: OPEN COUNTRY DAIRY

Friday, 15 May 2020 09:52

Rough road ahead, warns Open Country Dairy

The country’s second-largest milk processor is warning its suppliers to expect lower milk prices in the months ahead as milk supply around the world increases.

Published in General News

For the country’s two largest milk processors, it’s business as usual: milk is coming in, being processed and products shipped to offshore markets without any major hitch.

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NZ’s second-biggest dairy processing company says it is taking a pragmatic and cautious approach, as it deals with the impact of COVID-19.

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Open Country Dairy (OCD) says it’s operating in a near ‘business as usual’ state under Alert 4 restrictions.

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The country's second-largest dairy processor says its supply chain is being managed tightly around the Covid-19 outbreak.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 12:43

Another good rain needed for clean-up

Southland dairy farmers ironically need some good rain to wash the silt off their pastures and help recover from the early February flooding, says Open Country Dairy regional milk supply manager Myles Herdman.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 10:16

Dairy’s Christmas cheer

After a challenging year, dairy farmers will go into the festive season buoyed by high farm gate milk prices.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 08:45


Your old mate understands the country’s second largest dairy company, Open Country Dairy (OCD), has just had a ‘stink’ month. During October OCD copped a record fine of more than $221,000 for a “vomitus stench being emitted from its Waharoa factory”.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 10:47

OCD cops record fine for stink

Waharoa residents are looking forward to getting on with their lives without “unwanted intrusion” from a nearby milk processing plant.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 11:43

Processor commits to port’s Waikato hub

Open Country Dairy is the first anchor tenant in the Ports of Auckland (PoAL) regional freight hub that formally opened on April 30 at Northgate Business Park at Horotiu just north of Hamilton.

Published in General News
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