Fonterra's hedge against global headwinds: tight supply

Fonterra's hedge against global headwinds: tight supply
The dairy co-op is holding more inventory to ensure supply. (Image: Supplied)
Rebecca Howard
Shipping issues, omicron and geopolitics are all major headwinds for Fonterra, but chief executive Miles Hurrell is confident the co-operative can ride them out.  Hurrell, who is currently isolating after catching omicron, said while Fonterra has significant support from its Kotahi partnership and Maersk, “the whole global shipping industry is in disarray”.Kotahi, a joint venture shipping arm formed by Fonterra and Silver Fern Farms, works with importers and exporters to create a sustainable supply chain. Over the past yea...

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