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Sustainability

Fonterra trials world first in sustainable electricity storage

A new organic, low-cost, safe, sustainable and long-life battery being trialled by Fonterra, could support greater energy security and distributed electricity generation for New Zealand.

September 28, 2022

Sustainability

Fonterra announces another major step in low carbon transition

Fonterra is taking another step towards its low carbon transition with its Waitoa site in the Waikato planning to install a 30 MW wood biomass boiler to replace a coal boiler.

August 04, 2022

Sustainability

Fonterra welcome Milk-E, New Zealand's first electric milk tanker

New Zealand’s first electric milk tanker, Milk-E, has been officially launched by the Minister for Energy and Resources, Hon. Dr Megan Woods, in Morrinsville.

July 18, 2022

Sustainability

Fonterra acknowledges the outcome of the NZ-EU FTA

Fonterra acknowledges the hard work of the New Zealand negotiators to conclude the NZ-EU FTA and the outcomes for other New Zealand export sectors.

July 01, 2022

Sustainability

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

Sustainability

Fonterra Farm Insights Reports – a first for New Zealand farmers

Fonterra farmers are world leaders when it comes to care for animals and the environment. Individual Farm Insights Reports delivered to all farmers today provide an opportunity to build even more efficiency into their day to day farming operations and highlight sustainable farming practices.

September 21, 2021

Sustainability

Sustainability score card shows good progress for Fonterra

Fonterra has released its sustainability score card summarising progress towards its people and environmental targets.

September 15, 2021

Sustainability

Fonterra’s Stirling site announces plans to get out of coal

As Minister for Energy and Resources Hon Dr Megan Woods officially opened Fonterra’s wood pellet boiler at its Te Awamutu plant, the Co-operative announced details for its next site to exit coal - Stirling cheese plant in Otago.

July 27, 2021

Sustainability

New plantain research a turning point for dairy

A new $22 million research initiative is underway to help dairy farmers improve freshwater quality – through using plantain pastures.

June 16, 2021