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Fonterra releases first Sustainability Report on environmental and social performance

December 13, 2017

Fonterra is proud to publish its first Sustainability Report, detailing its environmental, social and economic performance.

Fat evaluation index grading system to begin September 2018

December 06, 2017

Co-operative confirms final details of new grading system and gives farmers time to adjust.

Fonterra continues to build UHT capacity

November 08, 2017

Fonterra has today announced it is further expanding its Waitoa UHT site as the Co-operative works to keep ahead of growing demand for its products. 

Fonterra makes strategic European whey investment

November 07, 2017

Fonterra has taken a 10 per cent shareholding in Lithuania’s biggest dairy producer, AB Rokiskio Suris, securing a supply line of high-value whey ingredients while opening up product options across Europe and the Middle East, and giving the Co-op more opportunities to produce higher value products from New Zealand milk.

Doors open for the Stanhope community at new cheese plant

September 18, 2017

Fonterra has opened the doors of its newly rebuilt cheese plant to bring the community inside, as part of a legendairy Community Open Day held yesterday. 

First cheddar rolls off the line at Stanhope

July 04, 2017

The first block of cheddar cheese has rolled off the line at Fonterra’s brand new $140 million Stanhope cheese plant, marking the return of cheddar to the site for the first time since a catastrophic fire destroyed the old cheese plant in December 2014.