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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
The pride, camaraderie and fairness of our team in Greater China have been recognised with two prestigious certifications – ‘Best Workplace in Greater China’ and ‘Top Employer’ – two years running.
February 12, 2021
A new analysis released today confirms New Zealand dairy farms have the lowest carbon footprint in the world.
January 27, 2021
Strong global demand for our cream cheese has seen Fonterra’s Darfield site in Canterbury hire a full shift of new recruits as the team ramps up production.
December 17, 2020
COVID’s presented many challenges for businesses, and one of them is the inability to travel. So, when Fonterra’s research and development partner BY-HEALTH wanted to give its customers a glimpse of farming, New Zealand-style, they used live video technology to bridge the gap, taking the farm to the customers.
November 27, 2020
When COVID closed shops, and many of us were forced to work from home, baking often became the go-to activity for comfort.
November 11, 2020
A passion for people and lending her expertise to help her peers during COVID-19 has put Carol Feng a cut above the rest.
October 22, 2020
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
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
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
COVID-19 has had a massive impact on our everyday lives. What’s also really interesting is how it’s shaping how we think about our weekly shop.
July 01, 2020
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
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
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
It's that time of year when we take a look back at the highlights that helped make 2019 what it was before turning the page to 2020.
December 27, 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
Fonterra is the first dairy company that can electronically trace its product anywhere in the world within minutes.
April 17, 2019
Alex Turnbull, Director – NZMP marketing, outlines Fonterra’s ongoing commitment to adding value to New Zealand’s economy and the global dairy industry, in relation to a recent Situation and Outlook report from New Zealand’s Ministry of Primary Industry.
April 04, 2019
Fonterra is a finalist in the prestigious CR Reporting Awards 2019, which recognise the very best in corporate reporting worldwide.
March 15, 2019
Trends – Our team at NZMP, Fonterra’s Global Ingredients business, have identified the top five trends for the dairy industry in 2019.
March 11, 2019
In the topsy-turvy world of food trends, protein doesn’t need much hype, for one simple reason – your body will not function properly without it.
March 06, 2019
Fonterra’s Waikato and Bay of Plenty tankers are now all up and running on biodiesel thanks to Z Energy.
March 05, 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.
Anchor Chef’s Cream has been chosen by the world’s largest foodservice distributor, Sysco, as one of their top ten innovative products for 2019 – the first time a New Zealand product has ever been chosen.
February 19, 2019
Here are five trends that are capturing the imaginations of consumers in China and creating food for thought for executives.
February 18, 2019
Increasingly, scientific evidence is showing that dairy fat is not the bad guy and that dairy products like milk, cheese and yoghurt.
February 15, 2019
Robert Spurway, Fonterra’s COO Global Operations, reflects on the value of our trade relationship with China for Regional NZ.
February 05, 2019
Full-fat dairy is a friend, not a foe according to on-going scientific research. Growing scientific evidence is showing that dairy fat is not the bad guy and that dairy products like milk, cheese, and yoghurt – including full-fat varieties – may even be protective for heart disease and associated risk factors like blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and obesity.
January 31, 2019
Over 500 McDonalds restaurants across China will serve up a taste of New Zealand, with Fonterra now supplying product for the restaurant chain’s iconic soft serve ice creams.
December 21, 2018
For the first time in nine years, Korean President Moon Jae-in is visiting New Zealand and no doubt, trade is on his agenda.
December 05, 2018
Fonterra has partnered with one of China’s leading food distributors to take Anchor products into dozens of cities across China, with the potential to reach hundreds of millions of consumers.
November 02, 2018
Teh-Han Chow, President NZMP Greater China, South & East Asia, outlines what’s driving dairy demand in Asia. Asia is the ‘hot zone’ for dairy and will be the next dairy gold mine, especially the markets in China, India and some South-East Asian countries.
November 01, 2018
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
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
Fonterra’s consumer business, led by Anchor, is marking 5 years in China this week. “It’s great to be here in New Zealand celebrating a significant milestone for Anchor in China, and for the whole Fonterra family,” says Christina Zhu, President of Fonterra Greater China.
August 23, 2018
Read about how we crowdsourced a competition on a Chinese review platform, where people could try cakes all around China and vote for their favourite.
July 23, 2018
To survive in the modern market, you have to adapt to changes. Find out how our award-winning program ‘Disrupt’ helps our employees to drive innovation.
July 09, 2018
China presents huge opportunities for Kiwi businesses. Have a read about how Fonterra China is generating more than $3.4 billion in annual sales revenue.
July 03, 2018
Some Fonterra products have been shipped from New Zealand to China with the help of blockchain technology. Fonterra is testing this new technology to authenticate, verify, record, and report the transfer of food products.
April 27, 2018
The Darfield Site has added 16 new employees to operate its new cream cheese plants. Global cream cheese sales have increased 24% in the past year.
February 12, 2018
NZMP is Fonterra's dairy ingredient business. They have recently set up a medical nutrition and healthy ageing division to treat people with illnesses and promote good health. Learn more about the initiative on our website.
December 15, 2017
Fonterra has been judged New Zealand’s top co-operative business of the year, and praised for a “stunning financial turnaround, generous social responsibility programmes and a high profile campaign proudly proclaiming its Kiwi farmer-owned, co-operative status”.
August 11, 2017
New Zealand has been described as China’s “most important” dairy partner at the China-NZ Dairy Forum held recently in Nanjing.
July 20, 2017
Fonterra drives growth in new tea beverage channel. A surge of growth in new, modern Chinese tea houses that are whipping up an estimated 200 million dairy drinks each year has helped Fonterra grow its sales of Anchor Food Professionals cream and cream cheese to Chinese beverage outlets five-fold in just two years.
July 19, 2017
Tapping into time-poor urban lifestyles across Thailand. They might sound strange but snacks such as Sandwich Danish Carbonara and Chocolate Toasties from local 7-Eleven stores are taking modern day Thailand by storm.
July 11, 2017
For baby orphaned Borneo Pygmy elephants, milk from mum is best but New Zealand milk comes a close second.
July 03, 2017
On 10 May 2017, Fonterra Australia announced its forecast full year farmgate milk price of $5.30 to $5.70 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) for season 2017/18, and that it would make an additional payment of 40 cents per kgMS in response to Murray Goulburn’s recent announcements and its decision to forgive its Milk Supply Support Package.
May 15, 2017
Sri Lanka’s foodies are set to receive a delicious boost to their out-of-home dining experience, with Fonterra’s opening of the country’s first dairy innovation kitchen for the foodservice industry.
March 31, 2017
Waiting for cream to reduce is not something the Fonterra Foodservice team and customers ever have to worry about – and that’s a good thing when doing rapid fire cooking demonstrations at an expo attended by around 7000 industry people.
March 30, 2017
Fonterra has launched a unique nutrition programme for pregnant women in Hong Kong, developing a website endorsed by professional dieticians to give women access to healthy, nutritious at-home dining recipes and tips for eating well when dining out during pregnancy.
March 29, 2017
Butter is best when it’s made at Fonterra’s Clandeboye plant in the South Island. That's why it took home the top prize for butter at the 2017 New Zealand Champions of Cheese Awards. Learn about what makes this butter special on our website.
March 23, 2017
10.2 million people voted in The Best Cream Cake competition, and it captivated a nation. Find out more about Fonterra's exciting competition in China.
January 17, 2017