We believe there’s so much goodness in dairy that it’s like a true super food. 

People here in Australia and around the world choose dairy foods as a staple in their diet and dairy is recommended in dietary guidelines as part of healthy, balanced diet for optimal health.

Why? Because it is packed with good nutrients that helps people lead a healthy life.  There’s a unique combination of nutrients in dairy, and they play an important role in growing and maintaining healthy bones, your immunity, the functioning of your nervous system (including your brain), helping to prevent tiredness, maintaining healthy eyes, and so much more.

As people’s diets evolve, dairy will continue to have a valuable role due to its many nutritional benefits. 

As people’s diets evolve, dairy continues to have a valuable role due to its many nutritional benefits. To meet the global challenge of feeding a growing population while operating within environmental limits, it's likely that people may increasingly look to alternative sources of protein, such as soy, rice, and nut-based products in addition to dairy foods. However, dairy offers multiple essential nutrients which otherwise are not readily available in people’s diets.  Dairy is an important source of nutrition and supporting good health – at every age and every life stage.

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Children's Nutrition Brochure

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Fonterra Aged Care Nurition Brochure

We strive to contribute to the health of Australians


As a dairy nutrition company, we play a key role in contributing to the health of all Australians.

We achieve this by:

  • Providing a balanced portfolio of products
  • Providing our consumers with a choice of products and a variety of portion sizes to meet their nutrition requirements
  • Providing transparency on our products so that consumers can make an informed choice
  • Promoting our products in a responsible manner, aligned with the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

 

Fonterra Australia Nutrition Commitments

Our global progress

2019

100% sites certified to leading Food Service Quality (FSQ) level

2020

75% global product portfolio meeting endorsed nutrition guidelines*

*New Zealand Nutrition Foundation endorsed

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Sustainability

We’re committed to producing dairy nutrition in a way that cares for people, animals and our environment, and brings value to our communities