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We answer all your important butter-related questions. Why is butter from New Zealand yellow? The yellow-orange colour of New Zealand butter is perfectly natural. A natural pigment, beta-carotene, provides this yellow colour.
May 03, 2023
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
Is it possible to boost your immune system? What if you improve your diet? Make other lifestyle changes in the hope of producing the best immune response?
April 05, 2023
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 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
Is milk the best source of calcium? Is trim milk watered down? Can you drink milk if you are lactose intolerant? Read on for some milk and dairy myths answered by nutrition expert Laura Anderson.
May 28, 2021
The nutrients in milk play an important role in growing and maintaining healthy bones, your immunity, the functioning of your nervous system, helping to prevent tiredness, maintaining healthy eyes, and so much more.
March 23, 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
Giving them a treat is something most of us admit to doing. But how do we know if it’s good for our pampered pals?
March 05, 2021
Research looks at what milk is best for you. Fonterra Chief Science and Technology Officer, Jeremy Hill believes cow’s milk is one of the most nutritious options available to consumers.
February 15, 2021
Where milk comes from plays a part in what milk is best for you. Evidence continues to mount in favour of dairy products being an exceptional source of valuable nutrients.
December 17, 2020
Fonterra has recently signed up as a foundation donor partner to the newly created New Zealand Food Network.
September 14, 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
While lockdown has been tough in many ways, it’s showed us some simple, yet practical ways we can stay healthy, try new recipes, taste new foods, and even have some fun.
June 19, 2020
‘Meat The Need’ was founded by South Island farmers Wayne Langford and Siobhan O'Malley.
June 08, 2020
Fonterra farmers, factory workers and even some of the crew at Air New Zealand have been doing their bit to help patients suffering from COVID-19.
May 27, 2020
World Milk Day is all about celebrating the goodness in milk, and we’ve got some milk nutrition facts to do just that.
May 24, 2020
When New Zealand went into Covid-19 lockdown Fonterra’s In-School programmes (Fonterra Milk for Schools and KickStart Breakfast) let Principals know that, at their discretion, they could send product that was already at schools’ home with those most in need.
April 15, 2020
Sustainability is trending among consumers - and for good reason.
February 12, 2020
One year on, Rob Fenwick, Chair of our inaugural Sustainability Advisory Panel, reflects on the sustainability challenges facing the Co-op and how the panel is advising the Co-op’s roadmap towards a sustainable future.
November 27, 2019
We’re offering schools a chance to ditch plastic single-use straws to help the environment.
November 19, 2019
2,000 bath tubs of sugar – gone!
November 12, 2019
Fonterra has created a new research and development partnership with BY-HEALTH to accelerate sales growth for its Sports and Active Lifestyle business unit.
November 05, 2019
When Director Paediatrics, Susan Reelick, agreed to an online briefing at the Shanghai Children, Baby, Maternity Expo (CBME), she was surprised to learn that 10 million people would be listening in.
November 01, 2019
Learn how Fonterra is feeding India’s growing appetite for dairy.
October 15, 2019
Fonterra NZMP has had its most successful year at the International Cheese and Dairy Awards.
August 06, 2019
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
Are you an adventurous foodie, up for some sashimi, kimchi, a nicely spiced shakshuka or a tea macchiato?
June 19, 2019
Fonterra’s Director of Sustainability Carolyn Mortland looks at finding a diet that’s good for you and good for the planet.
June 10, 2019