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He never expected that his family’s milk would become a key ingredient in feeding the health needs of Japan’s ageing population, nor that their milk would travel to the island nation of Japan, 8,500 kilometres away.
But that is exactly what is happening to the high-quality milk Leigh’s farm supplies to Fonterra’s Wynyard factory, a 45-minute drive away along Tasmania’s rugged north-west coast.
Fonterra Australia’s Ingredients business has teamed up with one of Japan’s largest food makers to create a specially formulated Whey Protein Concentrate that will be used to boost the protein in popular dairy beverages, yoghurt and snack bars for the Japanese market. By creating these functional foods Japanese consumers can feel good about the combination of nutrition and taste.