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Innovation

Fonterra expands seaweed trial, Fonterra farmers have first access

Fonterra expands on-farm trials of methane reducing Asparagopsis seaweed, as part of the Fonterra’s commitment to helping solve the methane challenge.

April 29, 2022

Innovation

Fonterra and VitaKey partner to enhance dairy's contribution to health and wellness

Combining innovation and nutrition with the goodness of natural New Zealand milk. Looking to a future where it is likely that many foods will be more valued for their specific health benefits, Fonterra and VitaKey Inc. announced today a transformative dairy science collaboration to further unlock the benefits of Fonterra’s probiotic strains.

November 04, 2021

Innovation

Fonterra’s Te Awamutu site moves to pellet power

Fonterra is taking another step forward in its commitment to renewable energy as it announces that its Te Awamutu site will be coal free next season.

January 30, 2020

Innovation

Fonterra to explore opportunities in complementary nutrition

Fonterra has taken a stake in Motif Ingredients, a US-based food ingredients company that develops and commercialises bio-engineered animal and food ingredients.

February 27, 2019

Innovation

From plastic to posts

Fonterra has teamed up with Kiwi-owned start up, Future Post™, to turn milk bottles and other soft plastics into fence posts for kiwi farms.

November 11, 2018

Innovation

Fonterra ‘matchmaking service’ set to transform work at the Co-op

Fonterra employees will be able to spend up to a third of their time on projects outside their day jobs in what is believed to be a New Zealand-first initiative.

September 11, 2018

Innovation

Creative tea and coffee trends good news for NZ dairy

It’s tea, but not as you know it. Right now people are adding more than just milk and sugar to their cuppa’s and Fonterra is set to meet the demand for adventurous tea and coffee drinks around the world.

June 21, 2018

Innovation

Half a million litres of Pahiatua groundwater to be saved every day

Half a million litres of Pahiatua groundwater (about the same as 18 milk tanker loads) will be saved every day thanks to the development and installation of a ground-breaking reclaimed water system at the local Fonterra site.

June 19, 2018

Innovation

Fonterra joins international drive to prevent malnutrition in the elderly

In a quest to find solutions to the growing issue of malnourishment in older people, Fonterra has joined with 24 scientific and nutritional organisations in a major international project. Older people in many countries, including New Zealand, are at higher risk of health issues because of poor nutrition.

June 14, 2018