Alliance Group has announced an operating profit of $41.9 million before tax for the year ending September. farmer shareholders will get the benefit of a profit distribution of $8.5m in addition to $16.7m in loyalty payments already paid over the course of the year. The co-operative’s turnover was $1.8 billion. CEO David Surveyor says he is particularly proud of the way staff had responded to both the challenges and opportunities of the last challenging 12 months dealing with global customers seeking product which we could not load and ship at the rate we would have liked.