Story: Dairying and dairy products

Cash cow

Cash cow

Fonterra Co-operative Group is New Zealand’s largest company and biggest exporter. It has an annual turnover of $13 billion, and more than 17,000 staff worldwide. It is owned by over 11,000 dairy farmers, who have a close interest in the financial matters of the company – as do the cows, according to this cartoon.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Cartoon by Paul Ekers

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Dairying in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/cartoon/15724/cash-cow (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, published 24 Nov 2008