Anchor is an iconic New Zealand brand, known for quality milk and dairy innovation.

As Fonterra’s flagship brand, Anchor provides the goodness of dairy straight from the farm to families around the globe. It offers a range of powdered milks, ready-to-drink milks, yoghurts, cheeses and butter in countries across Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. 


The Anchor brand was created in 1886 when entrepreneurial Cornish famer, Henry Reynolds established a tiny factory in New Zealand with the goal of making quality butter. From these small beginnings, Anchor has grown to become one of the top global brands with a wide range of dairy products sold in 70 countries.

  • 1. What range of products does Anchor offer and where can I buy them?+

    Anchor offers a range of fresh and powdered milks, ready-to-drink milks, yoghurts, cheeses, spreads and butter, which vary from market to market.

    Anchor is available in 70 countries across Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. In Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan, Anchor is known as Fernleaf. For more information on Fernleaf, please click here.

    Check your local hypermarket or supermarket for availability of Anchor products.

  • 2. What are the benefits of using Anchor products?+

    Anchor has complete control over the supply chain from cow to consumer. We are involved in the process every step of the way from the farm where the milk is sourced, to delivering the product to the stores. From powdered milk and ready-to-drink milks, to yoghurts, cheese and butter, Anchor products are always made from gold standard quality milk. 

    Our extensive range means there’s an Anchor product for every occasion – whether you want to enjoy a glass of milk or create a nutritious meal for your family, there’s an Anchor product for you.

  • 3. How are Anchor products different from other brands?+

    Anchor is an iconic brand, developed in New Zealand more than 125 years ago. With more than a century of dairying tradition behind us, we lead the way in developing top quality dairy products, tailored to suit the needs of people across the world. We take great pride in providing gold standard quality dairy products and that is why we are involved in every stage of the supply chain – from cow to consumer.

  • 4. How can I use Anchor products in my cooking?+

    From Indian to French cuisine, you can use Anchor products in just about anything that requires a dairy ingredient. For example, you can use Anchor milk as a healthier replacement for coconut milk in curries, or Anchor cheese for your lasagnes or Anchor butter for baking. There is no limit to what you can do with Anchor products in your kitchen. Get creative today! Click here to try some of our recommended recipes.

  • 5. What is the Anchor Institute?+

    Anchor’s nutrition credentials are provided by the Anchor Institute, an international network of dairy and nutrition experts that conducts and supports dairy nutrition research to improve the health of families around the world. It strives to develop new, nutritious and high-calcium dairy products that contribute to a healthy, balanced diet.