Although the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) review creates healthy competition for Fonterra, it also causes uncertainty for the co-op and its farmers says Scott Walls.

Fonterra’s Head of Farm Source Taranaki spoke to The Country Early Edition’s Rowena Duncum about the highs and lows of the DIRA review.

“It has created competition for Fonterra and ultimately farmers have choice in who they supply milk to and then Kiwis have choices in terms of the dairy products that you can buy from the supermarket – but I have a view that DIRA really needs modernising if we want a sustainable industry for the future.”

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