Local milk prices likely to rise with global supply 'teetering on the edge'

Ben Silvester
Updated December 9 2021 - 6:49pm, first published 4:15pm
Short supply: Fonterra says Australians won't be caught out by the global milk shortfall, though prices will rise. Left to right: Matt Watt, Chloe Brown, and Andrew Nevill. Picture: Chris Doheny.
Short supply: Fonterra says Australians won't be caught out by the global milk shortfall, though prices will rise. Left to right: Matt Watt, Chloe Brown, and Andrew Nevill. Picture: Chris Doheny.

A global milk shortfall is likely to push up prices for Australian consumers as producers balance export demand with local needs.

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Ben Silvester

Ben Silvester

Victorian state correspondent

Correspondent covering key issues across regional Victoria, based in Melbourne.

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