Co-op clean sweep at National Dairy Awards
2022 has been another impressive year for Fonterra farmers in the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards. All four of the main awards went to farmers supplying the Co-op or working on farms that do, with all four winners hailing from Canterbury.
Luxury treehouse – a dairy farm-stay with a difference
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Or in the case of this Hakataramea Valley farm, if it ain’t broke - think bigger and think differently.
Gin Distillers turned Good Sorts
When two of our team from Fonterra’s Clandeboye site heard that there was a shortage of ‘liquid gold’ in their local community, they knew they had to do something about it.
Pitching in to protect mudfish
They may be tiny, slimy and reclusive, but the Canterbury mudfish are well worth protecting.
Turning on the technology tap to protect water
Twenty-one farms left reeling after the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake have recently been kitted out with some new technology - part of a programme designed to get their farms back to the same, if not better, state than they were before the big shake.
NxtGen Farming: making every drop matter
How much water is too much or not enough? Find out how Fonterra is using innovative technology to farm for the future by finding the irrigation sweet spot.
Summer nights under the stars teach Darfield kids valuable lessons
The Fonterra Grass Roots fund offers grants to community organisations around New Zealand. Some of the grant funding has gone to Darfield’s Scout group, who have been spending nights under the stars learning about leadership and teamwork.
Blown away by passion and dedication
Over 111 people work at the third Clandeboye mozzarella plant. The plant churns out the highest supply of natural mozzarella in the Southern Hemisphere. Read more about the team's passion and dedication to producing high-quality dairy products.
New operators on board to meet rising global demand for cream cheese
The Darfield Site has added 16 new employees to operate its new cream cheese plants. Global cream cheese sales have increased 24% in the past year.