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Community

International Volunteer Day 2023

Each year on the 5th of December, International Volunteer Day provides volunteers and organisations the opportunity to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work among their communities. Learn more below about how our amazing teams across the globe are supporting their communities.

December 05, 2023

Global

Fonterra's Probiotics redefine gut, brain, and skin health 

Fonterra has long been at the forefront of innovation in dairy science and nutrition. At the heart of this innovation lies the Fonterra Research and Development Centre in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

October 17, 2023

Innovation

Fast-tracking probiotic potential

Fonterra is taking another step in leveraging its expertise in probiotics by partnering with APC Microbiome Ireland, a world-leading Science Foundation Ireland research centre that is focused on harnessing the power of the microbiome for the health and wellbeing of people and planet.

October 03, 2023

Foodservice

The Prime Minister visits Fonterra’s Shanghai Application Centre

As part of a state visit to China, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Chris Hipkins, visited our Fonterra Application Centre (FAC) in Shanghai. It was a great opportunity to demonstrate the innovative ways New Zealand dairy is used in Greater China Foodservice.

July 03, 2023

Innovation

Broad-spectrum phospholipids reduce stress in healthy adults

Dr. Maher Fuad, a well-respected research clinician at the Fonterra Research and Development Centre (FRDC), is preparing to unveil ground breaking discoveries regarding the impact of Nutiani Phospholipids [sourced from milk fat globule membrane (MFGM)] supplementation on psychological well-being.

June 14, 2023

Nutrition

Why is butter yellow? 

We answer all your important butter-related questions. Why is butter from New Zealand yellow? The yellow-orange colour of New Zealand butter is perfectly natural. A natural pigment, beta-carotene, provides this yellow colour.

May 03, 2023

Global

Take a peek at Shenzhen’s new space for innovative and delicious drinks 

Fonterra has established a fifth application centre in China but unlike the other four, the newest one is focused on beverage applications.

April 26, 2023

Nutrition

Milk and your immune system – Good Together

Is it possible to boost your immune system? What if you improve your diet? Make other lifestyle changes in the hope of producing the best immune response? How can dairy help?

April 05, 2023

Sustainability

World Water Day: How we are protecting and conserving water across the Co-op

March 22nd is World Water Day, with the global theme ‘Accelerate Change’, focusing on how everyone has a part to play to protect water.

March 22, 2023