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September 02, 2020

Exploring consumer trends in China

Our quest to keep up with the fast-paced consumer market in China has received a boost, with the opening of our refurbished innovation centre in Shanghai, dedicated to developing innovative products suited to the Chinese market.

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July 24, 2020

Reducing emissions with the help of seaweed

In a step towards a potential solution to dairy farm emissions, we’ve partnered with Sea Forest to see if using seaweed in cows’ feed can reduce greenhouse gasses.

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July 21, 2020

Kowbucha - Methane buster

Could cows be their own methane solution? It’s the million-dollar question for New Zealand’s largest industry: how can we stop cows from burping?

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July 14, 2020

New Zealand’s first carbonzero milk

New Zealand’s first carbonzero milk, Simply Milk, hits supermarket shelves this week, meaning Kiwis can now enjoy their milk and have the satisfaction of helping the environment.

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July 02, 2020

Hemp success at Darfield farm

As one of the world's most controversial (and misunderstood) plants, hemp is good for a whole lot of things: shoes, clothing, paper, you name it. And now it’s proven to be a perfect crop for the Co-op.

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June 04, 2020

A right turn down the path to a Queen’s Birthday Honour!

When Fonterra Chief Science & Technology Officer, Dr Jeremy Hill heard the news he was being recognised on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, he didn’t quite believe it.

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May 08, 2020

Fonterra employee named New Zealand’s 2020 Champion Cheesemaker

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January 30, 2020

Double delight for dairy scientist

Surprising and surreal are the words Harvey Indyk uses when he’s asked to describe the last couple of months, for two similar reasons.

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May 30, 2019

World-leading scientist teaming up with Fonterra on sustainability

To solve some of dairy farming’s biggest sustainability challenges.

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