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Sustainability

Fonterra teams up with Volvo Trucks NZ to expand its electric fleet 

In partnership with Volvo Trucks NZ and its parent company Sime Darby Motors NZ, Fonterra has today launched the first electric Volvo truck on New Zealand soil.

December 12, 2022

Sustainability

Fonterra and Nestlé partner on ambition to create New Zealand’s first net zero carbon emissions  dairy farm

Fonterra and Nestlé today announced a new partnership designed to help reduce New Zealand’s on-farm emissions, including a New Zealand first – a drive to develop a commercially viable net zero carbon emissions dairy farm.

November 30, 2022

Sustainability

Another sustainability success for Fonterra Te Awamutu 

As Fonterra works to prioritise the reduction or re-use of water at its manufacturing sites, the Co-op is investing a significant $51 million to improve wastewater processing at their Te Awamutu site in the Waikato.

October 20, 2022

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