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April 17, 2019

Winning in the popularity stakes

Australians love our brands – Mainland, Perfect Italiano and Western Star – and it’s not just us saying it, they’re the most popular in their categories. 

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March 12, 2019

A day in the life of… Darren Wilkinson, Butter Maker

Darren Wilkinson, or ‘Dazza’ as our people of Fonterra’s Cobden site know him, has been a butter maker for 20 years. He’s no ordinary butter maker though, he’s a champion butter maker – and it’s not just us saying that, it’s been confirmed – nine times over in fact!

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February 05, 2019

Australia's favourite butter crowned 'Champion Butter' for the seventh time

Western Star, Australia’s favourite butter, has been judged Australia’s Champion Butter for a ninth time at the Dairy Australia Grand Dairy Awards 2019 – an awards program that recognises the ‘best of the best’ dairy produce made from Australian milk. 

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August 29, 2018

OPINION: Doing dairy better

In today’s marketplace, it’s important to listen to the consumer. Holding the number one position in butter and spreads, and having made a tough decision to divest our yoghurts and dairy desserts business, we know this better than most.

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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.

March 12, 2017

Star of the fridge success continues to spread for Western Star

Fonterra’s Western Star has scooped its third major industry award for the year, picking up a Gold and Silver medal at the 2016 Dairy Industry Association of Australia (DIAA) Queensland Dairy Product Competition.

February 10, 2017

Western Star Success Spreads

For the second consecutive year, Australia’s favourite butter, Western Star Original Salted Butter, has taken home the award of Champion Butter at the 2017 Australian Grand Dairy Awards.

February 03, 2017

Western Star named champion butter

Success continues to spread for one of Fonterra’s leading brands

December 02, 2016

Fonterra Australia to invest 141 million in state-of-the-art cheese plant at its Stanhope factory

The new facility will replace the hard cheese plant, which was destroyed by fire in December 2014, with a larger, modern facility that will produce cheeses for Australian consumer, foodservice and export markets.