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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

Sustainability

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

Sustainability

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

Sustainability

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

Sustainability

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