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Australia’s favourite butter, Western Star, has been announced as Champion Butter at the 2016 Australian Grand Dairy Awards.
The prestigious award is renowned as an exceptional accomplishment within the dairy industry.
Fonterra Regional Manager – West, Andrew Nooy says these awards emphasise the quality of Fonterra’s products manufactured at the Cobden site.
“We are very proud to be recognised for one of our leading brands, Western Star,” he said.
“The award is an excellent achievement for all our employees. Our team is committed to delivering high-quality dairy foods to Australian families, and to have Western Star named as the champion in its league is a testament to these efforts.”
Andrew Nooy says Western Star’s long history in Australia and delicious taste contributes to its ongoing success.
“We use cream from our farmers in the western district of Victoria to make our Western Star range – an Australian favourite synonymous with superior quality and loved by consumers and chefs for its great taste. And we’re thankful to our dairy farmers for continually supplying us with the high quality milk essential to producing these great, Australian made products.
“With one pack sold every minute, it’s no surprise Western Star is officially Australia’s no. 1 champion butter.”
Western Star butter has won multiple awards in the industry over the years, with previous awards won at both the Grand Dairy Awards and DIAA Australian Dairy Product Awards.