Nutrition stories

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Dairy still the most nutritious option

Research looks at what milk is best for you. Fonterra Chief Science and Technology Officer, Jeremy Hill believes cow’s milk is one of the most nutritious options available to consumers.

February 15, 2021


Grass Fed All The Way

Where milk comes from plays a part in what milk is best for you. Evidence continues to mount in favour of dairy products being an exceptional source of valuable nutrients.

December 17, 2020

New Zealand

Fonterra partners with New Zealand Food Network 

Fonterra has recently signed up as a foundation donor partner to the newly created New Zealand Food Network.

September 14, 2020

New Zealand

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.

July 14, 2020

New Zealand

Hemp success at Darfield farm

It remains one of the world's most controversial (and misunderstood) plants, but hemp has not only proven itself as a versatile natural fibre to make a wide range of products, from shoes, clothing, to paper, it’s now revealed itself as the perfect crop for Fonterra.

July 02, 2020


What lockdown taught us about eating well

While lockdown has been tough in many ways, it’s showed us some simple, yet practical ways we can stay healthy, try new recipes, taste new foods, and even have some fun.

June 19, 2020


‘Meating’ the Need

‘Meat The Need’ was founded by South Island farmers Wayne Langford and Siobhan O'Malley.

June 08, 2020


Milk helping in the fight against COVID-19

Fonterra farmers, factory workers and even some of the crew at Air New Zealand have been doing their bit to help patients suffering from COVID-19.

May 27, 2020


Milk nutrition facts for World Milk Day

World Milk Day is all about celebrating the goodness in milk, and we’ve got some milk nutrition facts to do just that.

May 24, 2020