Milksolids reporting

If you are a dairy processor, find out about the reporting requirements and legislation that apply to you.

How to report

Accurate information is needed from dairy processors to:

  • inform analysis on the development of competition in New Zealand dairy markets
  • inform MPI's process to allocate dairy export licenses under the DIRA.

Dairy processors must provide this milksolids collection information to the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

Do it online

When you get the email or letter from MPI requesting this information, complete the online form with the link provided.

Or ask for a printed copy

If you're not completing the form online,  ask for a printed copy of the survey form, complete it, and either:

Note: If your response to Q1 is 'No', you still need to return the survey to MPI.

Who to contact

If you have questions about dairy processing or the dairy cow milksolids form, email

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