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August 07, 2019

Stanhope cheese wins big at International cheese 'Oscars'

Stanhope cheese has again been recognised on the world stage, this time picking up three gongs at the International Cheese and Dairy Awards, held in Nantwich, UK.

May 13, 2019

Northern Victoria community groups are kicking goals thanks to the Fonterra Grass Roots Fund

The Stanhope-Girgarre-Rushworth (SGR) Giants Football Club is on its way to unearthing the next Buddy Franklin, Patrick Cripps, or Jeremy Cameron, 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.

August 09, 2018

Fonterra's new cheese making equipment arrives at Stanhope site

Fonterra’s growing Stanhope cheese plant has just reached another key milestone this month. Large pieces of cheese making equipment recently arrived at site and were put into place by a nearly 200-strong team of contractors. 

May 07, 2018

Fonterra brings Australian cheese back to foodservice kitchens

As Australia’s number one foodservice dairy provider, Fonterra prides itself on the quality of its extensive range of dairy foods, and is pleased to be bringing its cheese back to Australian production.

January 24, 2018

Fonterra invests $125 million to double Stanhope cheese plant

Fonterra Australia’s flagship Stanhope cheese plant will be a key beneficiary from investments of more than $165 million which the company has announced to boost capacity and increase efficiencies across each of its seven sites.

August 18, 2017

Fonterra's new $140 million cheese plant sends Stanhope cheese to the world

Fonterra today celebrated the official opening of its new state-of-the-art cheese plant at Stanhope, marking the return of full production to the site two and a half years after fire destroyed the previous plant.

August 01, 2017

Australian mozzarella to take a bigger slice of China's boom

Mozzarella made at Fonterra’s Stanhope cheese plant in Northern Victoria will soon be topping pizzas at restaurants in China, as Fonterra’s Australian business moves to take a bigger slice of pizza’s popularity in the Asian nation.

July 04, 2017

First cheese rolls off the line at Stanhope

The first block of cheddar cheese has rolled off the line at Fonterra’s brand new $140 million Stanhope cheese plant, marking the return of cheddar to the site for the first time since a catastrophic fire destroyed the old cheese plant in December 2014.

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