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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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December 16, 2020

Doing Good Together – a partnership to help protect our community

On 16 December 2014, the Stanhope Fire Brigade were first on the scene when a fire destroyed the primary cheese plant at our Stanhope factory in northern Victoria, spending hours battling the blaze. 

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November 09, 2020

We’ve taken home gongs at Dairy Awards

We’ve taken home an impressive 47 gongs at the Dairy Industry Association of Australia (DIAA) Australian Dairy Product Awards. 

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June 16, 2020

Fonterra teams up to support community groups in northern Victoria

While we might be in the midst of winter, the local community will be able to make a splash this summer after the Stanhope Community Pool received funding from Fonterra’s Grass Roots Fund to help keep the pool running.

April 17, 2020

Rapid response keeps milk flowing from farm to factory

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, we rapidly responded to keep our people safe, our milk collections going and our products on supermarket shelves

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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.

August 07, 2019

Our cheese wins big at international cheese ‘Oscars’

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

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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.

May 03, 2019

Perfect Italiano™ grates the competition - only grated cheese to score five-stars by Aussie customers

The verdict is in – Australia’s favourite grated cheese is Fonterra’s Perfect Italiano™ cheese range, awarded this year’s ‘Most Satisfied Customers’ Award by brand comparison site Canstar Blue.

December 19, 2018

Fonterra and local Men's Shed help spread Christmas joy

Christmas is about giving and that’s just what Fonterra’s Stanhope site has done, donating recycled materials leftover from the rebuild of its cheese plant to the Stanhope Men’s Shed to make presents for the local community this Christmas time.