Dairy farmers were mispaid for nine months. © Getty Images
Dairy farmers were mispaid for nine months. © Getty Images

Watchdog orders Coles to pay dairy farmers $5.25m

9 December 2019

The Coles Group has been ordered to pay a dairy cooperative $5.25m after mispaying farmers.

The retailer failed to increase payments to the Norco Cooperative’s dairy farmers after raising the milk’s market price by 10c per litre (cpl) for own-brand two and three-litre milk containers, a watchdog investigation found.

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