Tasmanian Dairy Products (TDP) has announced an opening milk price for the 2013/14 dairy season of $5.60 per kilogram milk solids, an increase of 24 per cent on the current season’s opening price.
The opening price includes a 2013/14 special step-up of nine cents per kilogram butterfat and 19 cents per kilogram protein to be paid to suppliers on 15 July. This step-up will bring forward approximately $1.5 million to suppliers earlier in the season. New suppliers to TDP will also be offered this special step-up.
TDP Chief Executive Officer Tony Catania said this payment, combined with the prContinue reading