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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 26, 2021

Together, we have built something special

When the primary cheese plant at our Stanhope factory in northern Victoria was destroyed by a fire in 2014, a major reconstruction project was required to fix it – meaning a considerable number of materials were needed, from fresh timber to new machinery and stainless-steel vats. 

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July 24, 2020

Reducing emissions with the help of seaweed

In a step towards a potential solution to dairy farm emissions, we’ve partnered with Sea Forest to see if using seaweed in cows’ feed can reduce greenhouse gasses.

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July 20, 2020

Seaweed trialled to reduce dairy farm emissions

Reducing emissions from cows has been one of the toughest challenges for the dairy industry for more than a decade.

August 05, 2019

Sewing up a storm for the war on waste

Plastic Free July may have been and gone, but this isn’t stopping a group of Gippsland residents from sewing up a storm to reduce single-use plastic bags in their local community. 

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June 05, 2019

Working towards a more sustainable future in Australia

As one of Australia’s major food manufacturers, we recognise the role we play in creating a more sustainable future.

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October 11, 2018

Fonterra helps local wildlife shelter save koalas

Eight cuddly koalas currently recovering from illness willsoon have new homes, thanks to the Fonterra Stanhope team.

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August 29, 2018

Walking through the home of the giants

In remnants of ancient rainforest near Darnum, where magnificent Mountain Ash trees tower above fern gullies and streams and lyrebirds roam, what lies beneath the earth is quite incredible.

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July 04, 2018

OPINION: 30 years of doing nothing – James Hansen, the man who warned of global warming

An international carbon fee based on fossil fuel emissions is ‘crucial but not enough’ to reduce global warming according to James Hansen, the NASA scientist who first raised concerns 30 years ago.

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October 23, 2017

Fonterra Grass Roots call goes our to communities needing cash for projects

From veggie patches to cricket pitches and wet suits to fire safety, Fonterra’s Grass Roots Fund is offering another round of funding for community projects in need of a helping hand.