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Western Magazine: Little Big Dairy Co win medals in the 2019 Australian Food Awards

Despite this being the first time entering into the 2019 Australian Food Awards, central west dairy farmers Little Big Dairy were awarded medals for all of their product lines.Little Big Dairy Co won gold medals for its Full Cream milk, Less Cream milk and Pouring Cream.Silver medals were awarded for...

Farm Online: Webinars drive manufacturing insights for small-scale dairy manufacturers

Dairy Australia's Dairy Manufacturing Workforce Webinar series is proving to be a valuable resource for dairy farmers and small-scale dairy manufacturers.In May, subscribers to the webinar series heard from The Little Big Dairy Co's Emma Elliott, who entered small-scale manufacturing in 2013.Ms Elliott's family, the Chesworths, has been dairy farming...

Daily Liberal: Little Big Dairy Co's Erika Chesworth says no to dairy discounting

NSW Farmers remains committed to pushing for the end to dairy discounting. Dairy discounting by retailers has eroded the sustainability and strength of the NSW dairy industry since 2011.Farmers have not had the opportunity to build resilience into their business and the current dry conditions are highlighting this fact. Farmers...

Daily Liberal: Little Big Dairy Co family battling to keep milk on the shelves

Fifth generation dairy farmers from Dubbo are struggling to keep their milk and cream products on the shelves as supermarkets push the ‘drought levy’ milk brands to customers.The Chesworth family are speaking out against the artificial drought levies introduced in Coles and Woolworths brand milk, arguing the milk levies are temporary and will do...

Western Magazine: Sunrise visit Dubbo, Little Big Dairy as part of drought tour

Sunrise filmed in Dubbo at Little Big Dairy Company after an operational and safety decision meant they were unable to film at the Dubbo saleyards as they had originally announced. A Dubbo Regional Council spokesperson said given the number of semi-trailers, cars and people working on site transporting stock, preparing for...

Daily Liberal: Big Little Dairy's feed costs double during drought

COSTS for fodder have more than doubled for one Dubbo region farmer following widespread drought across the state.With 100 per cent of NSW now declared in drought, many farmers have been sourcing feed from as far away as Queensland, Victoria and South Australia.One of those farmers is The Little Big...