Media releases

Renee Makowiecki

Senior Communications Manager

Phone: +61  428 053 673

Email: renee.makowiecki@fonterra.com

Dairy program tackles skilled labour shortage

Dairy farmers are tackling the critical shortage of skilled labour at all levels in the industry with a program designed to support and inspire the next generation of farmers.

South West Victoria

Fonterra’s Cobden site takes home gongs at Dairy Awards 

Fonterra has taken home an impressive 47 gongs at the Dairy Industry Association of Australia (DIAA) Australian Dairy Product Awards.

November 06, 2020

South West Victoria

New chapter for Dennington Factory - ProviCo Australia buys Fonterra's Dennington site

Fonterra Australia and ProviCo Australia have signed a sale agreement for Fonterra’s Dennington manufacturing site. The sale will be complete by 22 April 2020.

March 02, 2020

South West Victoria

A star is born - Western Star hits TV screens and wins gold all in one week

Out there in the universe, stars are born every day. But, closer to home in Cobden, Western Victoria, a star is born every second – Australia’s favourite butter, Western Star™.

February 11, 2020

South West Victoria

Fresh from the factory to Food Share - dairy goodness going to families doing it tough

Families across Victoria’s south west in need of emergency food relief will now see fresh milk in their Warrnambool and District Food Share hampers, with the first donations made from Fonterra’s Cobden plant.

November 12, 2019

South West Victoria

Western Victoria community groups get a leg-up thanks to the Fonterra Grass Roots Fund

The Dennington Cricket Club is on its way to unearthing the next Shane Warne, Dean Jones, or Cameron White, with the Club just one of the deserving community groups receiving a leg-up in the latest round of funding from the Fonterra Grass Roots Fund.

May 08, 2019

South West Victoria

Fonterra's largest site gets bigger with butter

Fonterra Australia’s largest site is set to get bigger thanks to a $13.5 million investment to boost butter production.

January 24, 2018

South West Victoria

Western Star turns to cream in time for Christmas

At Cobden – the home of Australia’s favourite butter, Western Star – our team of experts have crafted Western Star’s first thickened cream, all in time for Christmas baking and festivities.

November 08, 2017

South West Victoria

Fonterra Australia invests $6.2 million to boost Cobden coolroom capacity

Fonterra Australia continues to invest in the future of Australian dairy, with a $6.2 million investment to expand the coolroom at its Cobden Spreads plant, home of Western Star, Australia’s favourite butter.

August 24, 2016