Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal - Latest News [Page 1]

Global Co: Vote

Monday, 18 June 2001, 4:52 pm | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

“It is pleasing to see such a strong turnout and a decisive vote by farmers on such a key issue, said Mark Masters on behalf of Farmers for a Better Dairy Deal, responding to the provisional results announced today by Kiwi and NZ Dairy Group. More >>

Injunction Awarded On NZDG Proxy Vote Form

Monday, 18 June 2001, 8:36 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

Last week, ‘Farmers for a Better Deal’ (‘the Group’) distributed a proxy form as a leaflet in various provincial newspapers. The Group’s form allowed farmers to revoke any earlier proxy in favour of the merger, and to instruct their proxy to vote against ... More >>

Unwary Farmers To Receive Monopoly Money

Friday, 15 June 2001, 8:51 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

“Global Co seems content to let dairy farmers believe its capital notes will be virtually cash”, said Mark Masters on behalf of Farmers for a Better Dairy Deal. More >>

Global Co Won’t Deliver

Friday, 15 June 2001, 8:44 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

Global Co’s goals are brilliant: grow sales from $10 billion to $30 billion; get into value-added products; open up our biotech potential; dramatically increase profits; become one of the top five dairy firms in the world. Fantastic! More >>

Global Co: Peak Notes Flawed

Thursday, 14 June 2001, 8:51 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

Farmers for a Better Dairy Deal have revealed that the “Peak Notes” regime contained in the Global Dairy Co proposal is fundamentally flawed. More >>

Global Co: Mckinsey Report

Wednesday, 13 June 2001, 8:31 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

“Why have McKinseys watered-down their 1999 pre-conditions”, asked Mark Masters on behalf of Farmers for a Better Dairy Deal. More >>

Global Co: Polling

Wednesday, 13 June 2001, 8:28 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

“Our ‘polls’ are showing about a third (33%) of dairy farmers are against Global Co”, said Mark Masters on behalf of Farmers for a Better Dairy Deal. More >>

Global Co: Real Unease Among Waikato Farmers

Tuesday, 12 June 2001, 8:12 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

“The turnout of more than 120 people at the Quality Hotel at Hamilton yesterday highlights a growing ground-swell of unease among farmers about Global Co”, said Mark Masters, spokesperson for Farmers for a Better Dairy Deal. More >>

Global Co: Top Five In Five Years Impossible

Tuesday, 12 June 2001, 7:59 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

“Rubbish!” said Mark Masters in response to Warren Larsen’s claim that Global Co will become one of the top five dairy food businesses in the world within five years. [Mr Larsen made this claim in a recent newsletter to farmers, and at a recent Hamilton ... More >>

Send Us Your Proxy Votes

Tuesday, 12 June 2001, 7:59 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

Mark Masters and Hilary Webber announced today that they were available to receive proxy votes for dairy farmers who would not be attending the NZ Dairy Group and Kiwi meetings on 18 June. More >>

Letter To John Roadley, Global Co Chairman

Monday, 11 June 2001, 11:28 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

We believe it is vital for all dairy farmers to have the opportunity to consider the options that would better achieve the industry growth and diversification strategy. More >>

Letter To New Zealand Dairy Farmers

Monday, 11 June 2001, 11:26 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

We all know our vote on 18 June will be the most important business decision we ever make. It will have a huge impact on the future of our farms and families. More >>

Offering Alternative Dairy Models

Friday, 8 June 2001, 11:20 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

'Farmers for a Better Dairy Deal' will continue to express the alternative models recommended by McKinseys right up until the 18 June vote. More >>

Does Critical Mass Mean Higher Payouts?

Thursday, 7 June 2001, 8:17 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

Does Critical Mass Mean Higher Payouts? Farmers for a Better Dairy Deal have debunked the claim that Global Co is needed to attain the size or critical mass required to deliver good returns to dairy farmers. More >>

Global Co: Why Not Inform Farmers Properly?

Thursday, 7 June 2001, 8:16 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

“Mr John Roadley’s refusal to inform farmers properly of the alternatives to Global Co is disappointing but not surprising”, said Mark Masters today on behalf of Farmers for a Better Dairy Deal. More >>

Global Co Strategy: Who Pays?

Thursday, 7 June 2001, 8:15 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

“We need a strong structure that can deliver the strategy”, said Hilary Webber on behalf of Farmers for a Better Dairy Deal. More >>

Global Co: Stick To The Issues

Wednesday, 6 June 2001, 8:41 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

‘Farmers for a Better Dairy Deal’ have called on all dairy industry leaders to study their analysis, take on board the fact that many dairy farmers don’t want Global Co (GDC), and debate the issues. More >>

Alternative To Global Co. Not Too Late

Wednesday, 6 June 2001, 8:40 am | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

“Global Co leaders are 100% wrong in trying to suggest it’s too late for farmers to look at any alternatives”, said Malcolm Bailey today in response to claims from Global Co. More >>

A Better Dairy Deal - Characteristics Of Industry

Tuesday, 5 June 2001, 1:55 pm | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

In reviewing the development of the New Zealand dairy industry since 1892, the following features stand out: More >>

A Better Dairy Deal - McKinseys REPORT 1999

Tuesday, 5 June 2001, 1:54 pm | Farmers For A Better Dairy Deal

The industry’s strategy for growth and diversification was developed in 1998 by a highly regarded international consulting firm, McKinseys. More >>

 

 

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