Our Progress

Working together for tomorrow

Sustainability Report 2023


Here are some of our stories

Together, we have built something special

When the primary cheese plant at our Stanhope factory in northern Victoria was destroyed by a fire in 2014, a major reconstruction project was required to fix it.

Darnum site deploys bugs for grubs

Our Darnum team has deployed more than three million tiny wasps to conquer the destructive armyworm, which destroys crops and vegetation and can quickly invade surrounding properties leading to significant losses for farmers and gardeners.

Meeting consumer demands for dairy in a low carbon world

Providing a growing global population with more sustainable and healthy food is one of the world’s big challenges.

Helping Foodbank source 82 million meals for Australians in need

In 2022, through our ongoing partnership with Foodbank, we donated 430,000 meals to people in need, 150,000 litres of milk for its National Milk Program and more than $20,000 towards essential food and grocery relief.

Reducing emissions with the help of seaweed

In a step towards a potential solution to dairy farm emissions, we’ve partnered with Sea Forest to see if using seaweed in cows’ feed can reduce greenhouse gasses.

Fonterra proudly supports the Cobden Bombers

Since 2016, Fonterra has been a proud supporter of the Club, providing funding towards new equipment, ground and club room maintenance, and the creation of new teams.

Our seaweed trial in Tasmania

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