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February 27, 2019

Complementary nutrition – what it means to us

As a nutrition company committed to innovative sustainable food production, we’re proud of the part our dairy plays in helping feed the world. 

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February 27, 2019

Fermentation? Synthetics? Plant? Insects? The low down on complementary nutrition

Every year the world’s population grows by an average of 83 million people, this means that by 2050 there’ll be an estimated 2 billion more people on earth to feed. 

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December 05, 2018

The two aspects you can’t compromise on if you want to meet consumer needs

New Zealand produces enough food for 50 million people. Pretty impressive for a country of 4.7 million. But with 9 billion mouths to feed by 2050, the world needs to produce more nutrition – 30% more. 

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November 14, 2018

Using collaborative science to unlock our potential

Enhancing the production and productivity of New Zealand’s primary sector, while maintaining and improving the quality of the country’s land and water for future generations. That’s the mission of the ‘Our Land and Water’ National Science Challenge.

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November 07, 2018

Moo2Shampoo - one year on

It’s been a year since Anchor™ Light Proof™ bottles began turning up in SKYCITY hotel rooms, disguised as shampoo, conditioner and body lotion bottles. Fonterra’s partnership with SKYCITY shows what’s possible when businesses work together.

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October 17, 2018

The low down on Probiotics

These days probiotics have become somewhat of a buzz word. From boosting immunity to improving digestion, probiotics have been touted as the “superhero” of the gut bacteria underworld. And yet, there’s a lot we still don’t know about probiotics because the research is just heating up.

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October 15, 2018

Kudos for a scientific star

Dr Brendon Gill is a Senior Research Scientist in the Nutrition Lab at our Waitoa site and recently received the Emerging Scientist Award at Waikato’s Kudos Science Awards.

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September 10, 2018

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.

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September 03, 2018

Jeremy Hill appointed Adjunct Professor at Massey University

We welcome the Riddet Institute’s prestigious appointment of Jeremy Hill as an Adjunct Professor at Massey University in recognition of his professional achievements in dairy science and technology and his leadership qualities.

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