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Fonterra completes reset, announces annual results and long-term growth plan out to 2030

Annual Results Summary Total pay-out for 2020/21 season: $7.74 per kgMS - Final 2020/21 Farmgate Milk Price: $7.54 per kgMS - 2020/21 dividend: 20 cents per share, comprised of 5 cent interim dividend and 15 cent final dividend.


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


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


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


Coal not in Fonterra's future

Fonterra has been working on its transition to renewable energy for some time and says it can, and will, get out of coal, with a couple of practical constraints.

March 31, 2021


Fonterra details how farmers will be paid for sustainable, high value milk

Fonterra has released the details of how it will pay farmers for producing sustainable, high quality milk as part of The Co-operative Difference framework.

February 25, 2021


Fonterra joins forces with DSM to lower carbon footprint

Fonterra and Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, are teaming up to work on reducing on-farm greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in New Zealand.

January 29, 2021


Fonterra, Nestlé and DairyNZ join forces to tackle nitrogen leaching

Fonterra and Nestlé are teaming up with DairyNZ to expand a promising plantain trial to help improve waterways and reduce on-farm greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

December 14, 2020


Fonterra’s latest Sustainability Report shows most encouraging progress to date

Fonterra has achieved its most encouraging sustainability results since starting its annual reporting four years ago, but the Co-op is staying focused on what still needs to be done to reach its long-term targets.

November 03, 2020


Fonterra farmers taking another step towards New Zealand’s low emissions food production

They’re hot off the press and intended to help take the heat out of climate change.

October 12, 2020