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From boosting immunity to improving digestion, probiotics have been touted as the “superhero” of the gut bacteria underworld. And yet, there’s a lot we still don’t know about probiotics because the research is just heating up.
April 21, 2023
Fonterra will contribute up to $50 million over the next four years in a public private partnership that’s working to find a solution to biogenic methane.
December 07, 2022
Fonterra is taking another step in implementing its strategy to be a leader in nutrition science and innovation with the launch of a new wellbeing solution brand, Nutiani.
September 07, 2022
Fonterra’s Amsterdam based Trade Strategy and Stakeholder Affairs Manager, Mark Casey, recently attended COP26 – the annual United Nations Convention on Climate in Glasgow. Here are his thoughts on this globally significant event and what it means for the Co-op.
November 26, 2021
Fonterra has further cemented its position as a leading dairy nutrition producer by becoming a member of the Medical Nutrition International Industry (MNI).
October 26, 2021
In a year of supply chain challenges and strong demand for dairy, a massive team effort and the power of partnership has helped Fonterra ship more product than any other year.
September 02, 2021
A study between Fonterra, Beca, Firstgas Group and EECA has found using organic waste is a viable, untapped solution to provide an alternative to New Zealand’s current residential gas supplies, with the potential to replace nearly 20% of the country’s total gas usage by 2050.
July 07, 2021
As a Co-op we’ve committed to 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025 and that means we’re always searching for methods to reduce waste.
June 29, 2021
Fonterra farmers impressed at the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards, winning all four 2021 main titles up for grabs, plus an NZDIA Lifetime Achievement Award.
May 24, 2021
“There is a growing trend of people using dairy based supplements to enhance and maintain their health and wellbeing”, says Rachel Marshall, Global Technical Engagement Manager for Fonterra’s Sports and Active Lifestyle business unit.
March 15, 2021
North America is the first region to open up access to carbonzero certified NZMP™ Organic Butter.
March 05, 2021
Inclusivity and Innovation key to success. With more than 40 different ethnicities across a team of nearly 400 and 14 different languages spoken by our leaders across site alone, our team at the FRDC truly is a culturally diverse bunch.
December 11, 2020
There’s one word that Clyde Fletcher uses to sum up his 36 years running Fonterra’s Documentation Centre (FDC). “Collaboration. If everyone collaborated for the greater good, we’d all get what we want!”
November 13, 2020
Our quest to keep up with the fast-paced consumer market in China has received a boost, with the opening of our refurbished innovation centre in Shanghai, dedicated to developing innovative products suited to the Chinese market.
September 02, 2020
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.
July 24, 2020
Could cows be their own methane solution? It’s the million-dollar question for New Zealand’s largest industry: how can we stop cows from burping?
July 21, 2020
New Zealand’s first carbonzero milk, Simply Milk, hits supermarket shelves this week, meaning Kiwis can now enjoy their milk and have the satisfaction of helping the environment.
July 14, 2020
It remains one of the world's most controversial (and misunderstood) plants, but hemp has not only proven itself as a versatile natural fibre to make a wide range of products, from shoes, clothing, to paper, it’s now revealed itself as the perfect crop for Fonterra.
July 02, 2020
When Fonterra Chief Science & Technology Officer, Dr Jeremy Hill heard the news he was being recognised on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, he didn’t quite believe it.
June 04, 2020
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May 08, 2020
Surprising and surreal are the words Harvey Indyk uses when he’s asked to describe the last couple of months, for two similar reasons.
January 30, 2020
To solve some of dairy farming’s biggest sustainability challenges.
May 30, 2019
With increasing awareness and demand for probiotic food and supplements, Fonterra's NZMP extends their line of products.
May 15, 2019
As a nutrition company committed to innovative sustainable food production, we’re proud of the part our dairy plays in helping feed the world.
February 27, 2019
It’s about taking the goodness of plants, insects, algae, dairy and animal proteins, and using different types of technology to make nutritious food.
New Zealand produces enough food for 50 million people. Pretty impressive for a country of 4.7 million. But with 9 billion mouths to feed by 2050, the world needs to produce more nutrition – 30% more.
December 05, 2018
Enhancing the production and productivity of New Zealand’s primary sector, while maintaining and improving the quality of the country’s land and water for future generations. That’s the mission of the ‘Our Land and Water’ National Science Challenge.
November 14, 2018
Moo2Shampoo has proven what can be done when Kiwi businesses are bold.
November 07, 2018
Dr Brendon Gill is a Senior Research Scientist in the Nutrition Lab at our Waitoa site and recently received the Emerging Scientist Award at Waikato’s Kudos Science Awards.
October 15, 2018
Twenty-one farms left reeling after the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake have recently been kitted out with some new technology - part of a programme designed to get their farms back to the same, if not better, state than they were before the big shake.
September 10, 2018