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Fonterra-EECA partnership drives 25 per cent reduction in emissions at Brightwater site

May 02, 2018

Fonterra’s Brightwater dairy factory is set to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 25 per cent following an industry first move that will significantly reduce the site’s reliance on coal. 

$11 million
advanced technology investment set to deliver 70% reduction in water use at Darfield 

March 14, 2018

Construction is underway on an advanced plant that will reduce the amount of groundwater extracted for Fonterra’s Darfield manufacturing site by around 70 per cent.

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.