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Helping to get a COVID vaccine

When COVID-19 first hit New Zealand’s shores Fonterra stepped up to help make hand sanitiser and some of its employees volunteered their time to make face masks. Now the Co-op’s offering another hand – this time to help develop a vaccine.

September 03, 2020

New Zealand

How sustainability leads to success

Sustainability is a term that’s frequently used in and around our Co-op. We talk about helping our suppliers to farm sustainably, securing a sustainable milk supply, supporting sustainable communities and catchments and ensuring our products and packaging are sustainably produced and used.

June 25, 2020

Global

Big win for Fonterra NZMP at global cheese Oscars 

Fonterra NZMP has had its most successful year at the International Cheese and Dairy Awards.

August 06, 2019

Global

The ‘silver bullet’ of protein good news for NZ

Consumers across the world are seeing protein as the ‘silver bullet’ to good health with dairy products and milk regarded among the holy grail of protein sources.

July 11, 2019

New Zealand

The age of the (foodie) explorer – are you one?

Are you an adventurous foodie, up for some sashimi, kimchi, a nicely spiced shakshuka or a tea macchiato?

June 19, 2019

Global

Fuelled by Biodiesel

Fonterra’s Waikato and Bay of Plenty tankers are now all up and running on biodiesel thanks to Z Energy.

March 05, 2019

New Zealand

From regional New Zealand all the way to China 

Robert Spurway, Fonterra’s COO Global Operations, reflects on the value of our trade relationship with China for Regional NZ.

February 05, 2019

New Zealand

A career in dairy might be more different than you think

Fonterra Chief Operating Officer of Farm Source and Global Operations, Robert Spurway, says a career in dairy doesn’t necessarily mean milking cows.

October 23, 2018

New Zealand

Building a Co-op that Kiwis can be proud of

I took the job of CEO of Fonterra because I believe in the Co-op's potential and the positive difference it makes to New Zealand and consumers around the world.

October 15, 2018