Fonterra is a global dairy nutrition company owned by 10,000 farmers and their families. Read about our company and about our farmers and markets.

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About Fonterra

We're a global dairy nutrition company owned by 10,000 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. Our shared values enable us to combine our personal strengths with those of others to make Fonterra stronger, more innovative and more successful.

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We employ 22,000 people around the globe, offering amazing opportunities for Kiwis who want to join the team.
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We've been at the forefront of NZ's global exports for over 50 years, and make up 25% of NZ's exports.
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$8 billion

Dairy contributes over $8bn back into rural and provincial towns.

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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.

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NZ Dairy Timeline

New Zealand has a rich history of dairy innovation and our ground-breaking research and development continues to secure our place as a global leader in dairy.

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