Floods, pandemics, wars and market forces: what's driving up the price of milk

By Flavio Macau and Amy Cosby
October 26 2022 - 8:00am
In 2011, the "milk war" broke out, when Coles had the idea of luring shoppers from Woolworths by selling milk at $1 a litre. File picture
In 2011, the "milk war" broke out, when Coles had the idea of luring shoppers from Woolworths by selling milk at $1 a litre. File picture

At the end of 2021, the cost of a litre of home-brand milk in an Australian supermarket was about $1.30. It's now about $1.60.

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