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The dairy industry is built from the ground up, and we are committed to making a positive difference to our people, our farmers, our customers, our communities and environments where we operate.

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April 09, 2021

Fonterra's response to Van Dairy Group issue

Fonterra takes its dairying responsibilities seriously and we’re committed to ensuring that our suppliers manage the welfare of animals responsibly and meet their obligations as custodians of the environment on which they farm.

March 17, 2021

Fonterra Australia announces 13 cent/kgMS step-up for 2020/21 season

Fonterra Australia has today advised its suppliers that it is increasing its 2020/21 farmgate milk price by 13 cents, taking its average farmgate milk price to $6.53/kgMS. The payment will be backdated to 1 July 2020 and paid with March proceeds on 15 April 2021.

February 25, 2021

Bega Cheese Limited Trademark Dispute

We’re pleased with the decision that Fonterra will retain the exclusive license for the Bega cheese brand for cheese and butter. 

September 11, 2020

Fonterra Australia to acquire Dairy Country, strengthening its cheese business 

Fonterra Australia has today signed an agreement to purchase Dairy Country to help drive efficiencies in its leading Australian cheese business.

January 16, 2020

Bushfires in Australia – how our business is affected and what we’re doing to help

All of us at Fonterra are saddened by the suffering being experienced by so many in our community. We’re thankful that our people and farmers are safe so far, and our thoughts are with those who have not been so lucky.

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May 20, 2019

Class is in session at Fonterra

From Victoria’s leafy eastern suburb of Box Hill to the bright lights of Shanghai, 40 Melbourne Business School students went on an immersive research experience as part of this year’s Business in Asia Innovation Challenge.

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May 17, 2019

A farmer's pride as our dairy foods pick up over 50 awards

We may need to make room on our trophy case, after picking up over 50 awards at this year’s Dairy Industry Association of Australia (DIAA) Australian and Victorian Dairy Product Awards.

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March 12, 2019

OPINION - How Australian dairy can thrive in the face of adversity

A year is a long time in dairy. This time last year, we were in the midst of high milk growth, coming off the back of an exceptionally good season.

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June 21, 2018

Fonterra Australia announces opening milk price for 2018/19 season and increases farmgate milk price for 2017/18 season

Fonterra Australia announces opening milk price for 2018/19 season and increases farmgate milk price for 2017/18 season