REBECCA HOWARD: Fonterra to shine against dire economic backdrop

REBECCA HOWARD: Fonterra  to shine against dire economic backdrop
Rebecca Howard
Agriculture remains the proverbial backbone of the economy as New Zealand tumbles into a deep recession, meaning the dairy sector – and Fonterra – take on added importance.This week has been all about dire economic projections as the impact of the covid-19 pandemic hits home, but Fonterra will stand out on the positive side of the ledger when it reports on Friday.Why? Because the dairy sector has held up better than most, operating as an essential service and shipping food to consumers across the globe.  Weathering the stormGro...

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