What we stand for
The dairy industry is built from the ground up, and we are committed to making a positive difference to our people, our farmers, our customers, our communities and environments where we operate.
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Dairy helps you live a healthier life. We take its natural goodness, apply our Aussie ingenuity and make delicious, nutritious food.
In Australia and around the world our industry plays an important role in supporting rural livelihoods and community development.
Strong healthy local environments and communities are the foundation for sustainable, profitable dairy farming.
We know our industry plays an important role in supporting rural livelihoods and community development.
We formed our Fonterra Grass Roots Fund in 2011 because we believe that when we partner with local community groups, we can really make a difference.
The past 12 months have been exceptionally challenging for people in need. Demand for food relief has gone up as people face financial pressures from COVID-19, recent floods as well as the bushfires last year.
Western district farmer Harry Crabbe has turned his herd’s milk quality from millstone to milestone and is now recognised as one of the country's top 100 dairy producers, receiving the prestigious Dairy Australia Gold Diamond Award.
A generation ago, young people in country Victoria would have likely stayed on their parents' farms, taking the reins on running the day-to-day and eventually taking it over completely.
An opinion piece by René Dedoncker, Fonterra Australia Managing Director