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Fonterra Greater China – officially a great place to work

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

Global

NZ milk’s lowest carbon footprint confirmed by new report

A new analysis released today confirms New Zealand dairy farms have the lowest carbon footprint in the world.

January 27, 2021

Global

Fonterra Darfield adds new shift to meet cream cheese demand

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

Waikato

Taking the farm to the customer

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

Foodservice

The sweet success of a Garlic Cream Cheese bun

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

Global

Award-Winning Passion for People

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

Community

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

Innovation

Exploring consumer trends in China

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

New Zealand’s first carbonzero milk

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