About us

We're a global dairy nutrition company owned by 10,500 farmers and their families, united by a fundamental belief in the power of dairy to make a difference.

We’ve built our expertise on the legacy of the thousands of farmers who have made New Zealand a world leader in dairy

With a can-do attitude and a collaborative spirit, we're a world leading dairy exporter – shaping the industry in quality and innovation. We share the goodness of dairy nutrition with the world through our brands, farming and processing operations across four continents.






Those who get up before the sun, take on the world first. We know, because we’re early risers too. For us, it all starts with our farmers. 

Meet our farmers 

Learn about the owners of our Co-operative and hear the stories of three farming families - the McKenzies, the Axtens and the Wards.

Our locations

We operate in more than 100 countries around the world sharing the nutritional benefits of dairy with over a billion people everyday. 

Our governance

At Fonterra we're committed to the highest standards of corporate governance and leadership.

Become a farmer shareholder

We offer dairy farmers consistency, confidence and the certainty that comes from being part of a co-operative.

Dairy for life
Dairy for life
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