Fonterra (ASX:FSF) narrows Farmgate Milk Price

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by Katrina Bullock

The Fonterra Co-operative Group (ASX:FSF) has revised and narrowed its guidance for the farmgate milk price range.

This comes on the back of improved demand from China, and a strengthening New Zealand dollar.

The forecast for the 2020 financial year has narrowed from a range of $7.10 to $7.30; down to a range of $7.10 to $7.20 per kilogram of milk solids.

The 2021 financial year forecast range has narrowed from a range of $5.40 to $6.90, and is now expected to be between $5.90 and $6.90 per kilogram of milk solids.

The Co-operative will announce the final 2020 financial year farmgate milk price as part of its annual result in September.

Shares in Fonterra Shareholders' Fund (ASX:FSF) are trading 0.6 per cent lower at $3.61.