Thursday, 14 January 2016 20:57

Milking it: A sign of the times

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THE milk aisle at some Coles stores now includes an enticing button for children to push (pictured).

As if to confirm that kids really don’t know where their milk comes from, the button plays a couple of “Moos” through speakers to remind them that their milk didn’t just turn up on the shelves. It’s a great initiative for the majority population of urban dwellers who seldom get out on farm, but Dairy News can’t help but wonder whether selling milk for more than a $1-a-litre is a more useful way to educate consumers about the importance of farmers in the supply chain?

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