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6 milk & dairy myths busted by Head of Nutrition, Laura Anderson

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


Where is milk produced?

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


Help your health with a dose of dairy

“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


What milk can dogs and cats drink?

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


Dairy still the most nutritious option

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


Grass Fed All The Way

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

New Zealand

Fonterra partners with New Zealand Food Network 

Fonterra has recently signed up as a foundation donor partner to the newly created New Zealand Food Network.

September 14, 2020


Fonterra accelerates value-added dairy export efforts with the guidance of the Presidential Task Force

Aligning with the vision and the imperatives set out by the Presidential Task Force for Economic Revival and Poverty Eradication, Fonterra Brands Lanka is accelerating its export efforts of value-added dairy.

August 28, 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