Statement of Circumstances
Victoria – Gippsland and the Western District Seasonal Milk Supply – Exclusive
We are required by clause 12(2)(b) of the Dairy Code to publish on our website a statement of the circumstances in which we would enter into a Milk Supply Agreement with suppliers in the standard form for each region.
|Milk requirement||100 Million Litres for the Supply Period for Seasonal Milk across the region
(Exclusive and Non-Exclusive combined)
|Supply Period||1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023|
|Volume Criteria||At the time that you offer to enter into this agreement, we have not already entered into sufficient milk supply agreements to meet our demand for milk|
|Supply Profile||Our primary activity and milk usage under this agreement is for the processing of milk into ingredients such skim milk concentrate, milk powders and cream cheese. This is specifically for a Seasonal Milk profile.
A Seasonal Milk profile is those Suppliers that provide the majority of their milk to us in a 6 month period.
A Seasonal Milk Profile is a farm that has a “seasonal supply ratio” of >30% but <40% for the coming financial year and calculated in accordance with the following formula:
Full 12 months production
= “Seasonal supply ratio” expressed as a %
*(Where production is measured in kg fat + protein)
|Milk Specifications||Based on past performance, the milk to be supplied meets a quality standard of:
Somatic Cell Count <200,000 cells/mL
Bactoscan of <80,000 IBC/mL
Thermoduric of <2,000 cfu/mL
|Compliance with our standards||You are able to comply with the terms and conditions of our MSA.
New suppliers will require a visit from our Supplier Relationship Manager to ensure that the standards required will be met
|Milk collection||Safe tanker access and logistically efficient for us to collect
A minimum milk collection of 400L, at least every second day, and milk is no more than 48hrs old.