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Fonterra’s Te Awamutu site fires up on pellet power

It’s full steam ahead on wood pellets at Fonterra’s Te Awamutu site, with commissioning underway, as the site takes the next step in its transition away from coal.

September 16, 2020


Fonterra continues to build UHT capacity

Fonterra has today announced it is further expanding its Waitoa UHT site as the Co-operative works to keep ahead of growing demand for its products.

November 08, 2017


Fonterra to Sell Hamilton CBD Building

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited plans to sell Fonterra House in London St, reinvest the proceeds in the business, and secure its ongoing tenancy of the Hamilton CBD building through a lease.

June 06, 2017


Fonterra builds value-add capacity at Te Rapa to meet Chinese demand

Dairy on the go is the order of the day in Asia, as market demand drives investment in some of Fonterra’s most popular value-added products.

June 02, 2017


World first for Fonterra

Fonterra Te Awamutu has become the first site in the world to be awarded the newly created Food Safety System Certification 22000 – Quality, an internationally recognised food safety accreditation.

March 12, 2017


Fonterra officially opens world's joint largest milk powder dryer at Lichfield

The new 30 metric tonne an hour dryer came online in September this year and is capable of processing 4.4 million litres of milk each day. More than 3,000 people worked over one million hours to finish the project, which was completed under budget.

December 02, 2016


New mascarpone hits the sweet spot in Japan

The line is part of Fonterra's overall expansion of production for the growing Asian dairy market. By March 2017, Fonterra's UHT capacity is expected to reach 112,000 packs per hour.

November 03, 2016


Strong demand for product leads to expansion at Waitoa UHT

The $12 million build was set to come online in 2018, but will be completed in February 2017 to meet the needs of China's growing dairy industry.

November 02, 2016


First milk flows through Fonterra's newest milk powder plant at Lichfield

The plant features the world's joint-largest dryer, capable of processing 4.4 million litres of milk each day. Robert Spurway and Sam Mikaere discuss the impact the new facility will have on Fonterra's asset mix and the work and environmental initiatives that went into the dryer.

September 13, 2016