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As Fonterra focuses on growing our business in South East Asia, customers are starting to see the value in its grass-fed claims
April 29, 2022
Hot on the heels of winning the ‘Sustainability Innovation Award’ at Food Ingredients Europe 2021, NZMP’s Organic Butter - carbonzero™ certified has won the ‘Most Innovative Dairy Product Award’ at the Gulfood Innovation Awards 2022.
February 21, 2022
The range of carbonzero Simply Milk is expanding to include a 3-litre bottle size following the success of the inaugural 2-litre bottles.
February 15, 2022
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
For Kiwis, there’s nothing quite like a splash of fresh Anchor Milk in your morning cuppa. Think milk, butter, yoghurt and cream – our Anchor products are staples in cupboards and fridges right across New Zealand.
September 13, 2021
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
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
“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
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
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
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
Fonterra has recently signed up as a foundation donor partner to the newly created New Zealand Food Network.
September 14, 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
While lockdown has been tough in many ways, it’s showed us some simple, yet practical ways we can stay healthy, try new recipes, taste new foods, and even have some fun.
June 19, 2020
‘Meat The Need’ was founded by South Island farmers Wayne Langford and Siobhan O'Malley.
June 08, 2020
Fonterra farmers, factory workers and even some of the crew at Air New Zealand have been doing their bit to help patients suffering from COVID-19.
May 27, 2020
World Milk Day is all about celebrating the goodness in milk, and we’ve got some milk nutrition facts to do just that.
May 24, 2020
When New Zealand went into Covid-19 lockdown Fonterra’s In-School programmes (Fonterra Milk for Schools and KickStart Breakfast) let Principals know that, at their discretion, they could send product that was already at schools’ home with those most in need.
April 15, 2020
Sustainability is trending among consumers - and for good reason.
February 12, 2020
One year on, Rob Fenwick, Chair of our inaugural Sustainability Advisory Panel, reflects on the sustainability challenges facing the Co-op and how the panel is advising the Co-op’s roadmap towards a sustainable future.
November 27, 2019
We’re offering schools a chance to ditch plastic single-use straws to help the environment.
November 19, 2019
2,000 bath tubs of sugar – gone!
November 12, 2019
Fonterra has created a new research and development partnership with BY-HEALTH to accelerate sales growth for its Sports and Active Lifestyle business unit.
November 05, 2019
When Director Paediatrics, Susan Reelick, agreed to an online briefing at the Shanghai Children, Baby, Maternity Expo (CBME), she was surprised to learn that 10 million people would be listening in.
November 01, 2019
Learn how Fonterra is feeding India’s growing appetite for dairy.
October 15, 2019
Fonterra NZMP has had its most successful year at the International Cheese and Dairy Awards.
August 06, 2019
Consumers across the world are seeing protein as the ‘silver bullet’ to good health with dairy products and milk regarded among the holy grail of protein sources.
July 11, 2019
Are you an adventurous foodie, up for some sashimi, kimchi, a nicely spiced shakshuka or a tea macchiato?
June 19, 2019
Fonterra’s Director of Sustainability Carolyn Mortland looks at finding a diet that’s good for you and good for the planet.
June 10, 2019
Our Fonterra Research and Development Centre (FRDC) in Palmerston North employs many of the world’s leading experts in unlocking the goodness of milk.
June 04, 2019
Lactose is a natural sugar found in milk and is a natural source of energy.
May 29, 2019
Do non-dairy milks such as almond and soy milk have the same nutrition value as cow’s milk? Read the facts to find out.
May 23, 2019
We need to be having conversations about the challenge of feeding the world’s burgeoning population.
May 22, 2019
With increasing awareness and demand for probiotic food and supplements, Fonterra's NZMP extends their line of products.
May 15, 2019
Fonterra is the first dairy company that can electronically trace its product anywhere in the world within minutes.
April 17, 2019
Fonterra Head of Nutrition Mindy Wigzell looks at our nutritional needs change as we age.
March 12, 2019
Trends – Our team at NZMP, Fonterra’s Global Ingredients business, have identified the top five trends for the dairy industry in 2019.
March 11, 2019
In the topsy-turvy world of food trends, protein doesn’t need much hype, for one simple reason – your body will not function properly without it.
March 06, 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.
Anchor Chef’s Cream has been chosen by the world’s largest foodservice distributor, Sysco, as one of their top ten innovative products for 2019 – the first time a New Zealand product has ever been chosen.
February 19, 2019
Full-fat dairy is a friend, not a foe according to on-going scientific research. Growing scientific evidence is showing that dairy fat is not the bad guy and that dairy products like milk, cheese, and yoghurt – including full-fat varieties – may even be protective for heart disease and associated risk factors like blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and obesity.
January 31, 2019
Struggling to get to sleep? Here’s a few tips and tricks to help you get a better night’s sleep.
January 22, 2019
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
Fonterra has partnered with one of China’s leading food distributors to take Anchor products into dozens of cities across China, with the potential to reach hundreds of millions of consumers.
November 02, 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
Our secret is out…. the rumours are true…. we’ve made our most delicious ice cream yet. It’s the moment Kiwis have been waiting for– the best New Zealand ice cream combined with the best New Zealand chocolate.
September 19, 2018
At the International Cheese Awards in the UK recently, Fonterra cheeses and a butter scooped up 12 gold, silver and bronze medals, plus Kapiti Creamy Havati took out the trophy for best New Zealand cheese.
August 28, 2018
Health has become the new wealth. People have always wanted to stay healthy but how we approach our health today is markedly different from a few years ago. Not so long ago, health and wellness meant a lack of disease and illness.
August 27, 2018
Imagine if you had a job where you got to create and taste different ice creams all day long.
June 26, 2018
This week a very proud team will be watching as the new Primo hits the supermarket shelves. It has 40% less added sugar and is now the flavoured dairy milk with the lowest amount of sugar on the market. It contains all the same nutritional benefits and according to the 400 people who were part of the testing research, it now tastes even better than before.
June 25, 2018
Can you guess what food starts us off in life, keeps us going until we can fend for ourselves and is critical for growing vital body parts?
June 01, 2018
Kiwi sports scientist Dr. Richard Swinbourne (Ricco) says diet plays a huge part in our sleep patterns.
May 11, 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
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
New research has found evidence that one of Fonterra’s probiotics can help prevent or treat symptoms of postnatal depression.
October 18, 2017
Inside six large chest freezers at the Fonterra Research Centre in Palmerston North lies a piece of Kiwi food history.
July 14, 2017
A recent Massey University study shows children drinking milk at school have greater increases in the size and strength of their bones and that Fonterra Milk for Schools has improved the proportion of children (12 per cent) achieving the recommended number of serves of dairy on weekdays.
July 03, 2017
For baby orphaned Borneo Pygmy elephants, milk from mum is best but New Zealand milk comes a close second.
Fonterra's recent survey of the New Zealand population shows that many people underestimate dairy as a source of protein. Find out if you are misinformed.
June 14, 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