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Fonterra will contribute up to $50 million over the next four years in a public private partnership that’s working to find a solution to biogenic methane.
December 07, 2022
More than 100 years ago, Fonterra’s Waitoa site had New Zealand’s largest fleet of electric milk trucks. Fast-forward to 2022, the site has welcomed New Zealand’s first modern electric milk tanker.
November 25, 2022
Over the years, our Co-op has earned a reputation as a world leader in dairy nutrition and product development.
August 29, 2022
The way people manage their health and wellness is being revolutionised, and we’re seeing this trend growing more prominently due to COVID-19. Consumers are rethinking what it means to age well, are being proactive with their health and taking a holistic perspective on their wellbeing. This has given rise to a range of consumer solutions targeting specific health and wellness needs, which Fonterra is well placed to take advantage of.
June 22, 2022
In 2020, we entered a partnership with Sea Forest to see if using Asparagopsis seaweed as a supplement feed for dairy cows could reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This trial now enters its next phase including a new agreement allowing Fonterra farmers first access to this potential new seaweed solution.
April 29, 2022
Fancy your latte or flat white from a source that produces less waste and is better for the environment?
November 30, 2021
Fonterra’s Amsterdam based Trade Strategy and Stakeholder Affairs Manager, Mark Casey, recently attended COP26 – the annual United Nations Convention on Climate in Glasgow. Here are his thoughts on this globally significant event and what it means for the Co-op.
November 26, 2021
A team of six scientists from Fonterra’s Research and Development Centre (FRDC) headed along to the Girl-Powered Workshop on recently to ‘wow’ local students with science.
November 11, 2021
Fonterra has further cemented its position as a leading dairy nutrition producer by becoming a member of the Medical Nutrition International Industry (MNI).
October 26, 2021
In a year of supply chain challenges and strong demand for dairy, a massive team effort and the power of partnership has helped Fonterra ship more product than any other year.
September 02, 2021
Our Anchor Food Professionals (AFP) foodservice business in New Zealand has teamed up with Eat New Zealand to showcase its dairy expertise and hero products.
July 27, 2021
A study between Fonterra, Beca, Firstgas Group and EECA has found using organic waste is a viable, untapped solution to provide an alternative to New Zealand’s current residential gas supplies, with the potential to replace nearly 20% of the country’s total gas usage by 2050.
July 07, 2021
As a Co-op we’ve committed to 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025 and that means we’re always searching for methods to reduce waste.
June 29, 2021
Fonterra farmers impressed at the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards, winning all four 2021 main titles up for grabs, plus an NZDIA Lifetime Achievement Award.
May 24, 2021
“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
North America is the first region to open up access to carbonzero certified NZMP™ Organic Butter.
March 05, 2021
Inclusivity and Innovation key to success. With more than 40 different ethnicities across a team of nearly 400 and 14 different languages spoken by our leaders across site alone, our team at the FRDC truly is a culturally diverse bunch.
December 11, 2020
There’s one word that Clyde Fletcher uses to sum up his 36 years running Fonterra’s Documentation Centre (FDC). “Collaboration. If everyone collaborated for the greater good, we’d all get what we want!”
November 13, 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
In a step towards a potential solution to dairy farm emissions, we’ve partnered with Sea Forest to see if using seaweed in cows’ feed can reduce greenhouse gasses.
July 24, 2020
Could cows be their own methane solution? It’s the million-dollar question for New Zealand’s largest industry: how can we stop cows from burping?
July 21, 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
It remains one of the world's most controversial (and misunderstood) plants, but hemp has not only proven itself as a versatile natural fibre to make a wide range of products, from shoes, clothing, to paper, it’s now revealed itself as the perfect crop for Fonterra.
July 02, 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
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May 08, 2020
Surprising and surreal are the words Harvey Indyk uses when he’s asked to describe the last couple of months, for two similar reasons.
January 30, 2020
To solve some of dairy farming’s biggest sustainability challenges.
May 30, 2019
With increasing awareness and demand for probiotic food and supplements, Fonterra's NZMP extends their line of products.
May 15, 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.
New Zealand produces enough food for 50 million people. Pretty impressive for a country of 4.7 million. But with 9 billion mouths to feed by 2050, the world needs to produce more nutrition – 30% more.
December 05, 2018
Enhancing the production and productivity of New Zealand’s primary sector, while maintaining and improving the quality of the country’s land and water for future generations. That’s the mission of the ‘Our Land and Water’ National Science Challenge.
November 14, 2018
Moo2Shampoo has proven what can be done when Kiwi businesses are bold.
November 07, 2018
From boosting immunity to improving digestion, probiotics have been touted as the “superhero” of the gut bacteria underworld. And yet, there’s a lot we still don’t know about probiotics because the research is just heating up.
October 17, 2018
Dr Brendon Gill is a Senior Research Scientist in the Nutrition Lab at our Waitoa site and recently received the Emerging Scientist Award at Waikato’s Kudos Science Awards.
October 15, 2018
Twenty-one farms left reeling after the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake have recently been kitted out with some new technology - part of a programme designed to get their farms back to the same, if not better, state than they were before the big shake.
September 10, 2018
We welcome the Riddet Institute’s prestigious appointment of Jeremy Hill as an Adjunct Professor at Massey University in recognition of his professional achievements in dairy science and technology and his leadership qualities.
September 03, 2018
These are the most important tech trends shaping agriculture, both today and into the future. AgTech is the name given to the emerging technologies and companies that are providing new digital tools to help farmers better understand their inputs and what happens on-farm, better manage their operations, and be more productive and efficient.
August 06, 2018
Thanks to technology and a team effort a Kiwi dairy pioneer has been granted his one wish for his twilight years — the chance to see what his life's work has led to in a modern processing plant.
August 02, 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
Living Water is designed to come up with solutions for farmers, communities, freshwater and ecosystems. Read more about Fonterra's innovative initiative.
July 04, 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
Research results confirm that seaweed reduces or even prevents methane emissions from dairy cows. Meet the scientists who are leading this research.
July 02, 2018
How much water is too much or not enough? Find out how Fonterra is using innovative technology to farm for the future by finding the irrigation sweet spot.
June 28, 2018
Imagine if you had a job where you got to create and taste different ice creams all day long.
June 26, 2018
She never sleeps, works at lightning speed, and is single-handedly saving her teammates hours (if not days) of labour-intensive tasks. Enid is part of the Robotic Process Automation initiative taking place at Fonterra - freeing up time for staff to focus on higher value work.
June 12, 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
Texture is just as important as flavor for food producers. Learn more about what textures are most appealing to consumers, and how Fonterra is working to produce food textures that people love.
March 29, 2018
Hayden Fowles is a dairy farmer that uses drone technology to watch over his cows and keep them safe. Learn more about the benefits of drone technology and watch a video taken from Hayden's drone.
February 20, 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
How a pioneering farmer in Southland turned his idea of generating electricity from effluent into reality.
November 09, 2017
New research has found evidence that one of Fonterra’s probiotics can help prevent or treat symptoms of postnatal depression.
October 18, 2017
When the Hamills were looking into upgrading their cow shed, they shopped around. Have a look at the technology helping them to care for their cows better.
October 01, 2017
Fonterra recently picked up the inaugural Innovation and Technology Award at the South Canterbury Business Awards for its Nitrogen Management Programme.
August 12, 2017
Inside six large chest freezers at the Fonterra Research Centre in Palmerston North lies a piece of Kiwi food history.
July 14, 2017
Learn more about the ways that Fonterra farms are using their skills and knowledge to lead at the forefront of sustainable farming techniques and innovative farming technology.
May 17, 2017
On farm technology lets us make best use of our resources. Find out how Fonterra is using the latest technology to help us farm smarter.
May 04, 2017
New hope in the fight against gestational diabetes 04 April 2017 TAGS Innovation A new University of Otago study has found a Fonterra probiotic could reduce cases of gestational diabetes in pregnant women by 68 per cent.
April 04, 2017