Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, is reducing its workforce by more than 500 in the face of falling milk prices.
Competition for farm gate milk in New Zealand is "at risk" from Fonterra's market dominance, says Westland Milk Products.
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands was on hand to officially open Fonterra's first wholly-owned and operated European ingredients plant.
The New Zealand Government initially considered it "undesirable" for details of the sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) infant formula contamination threat to be made public.
Fonterra has cut its farm gate milk price (FGMP) forecast for the 2014/15 season to NZ$4.40 - the fifth such reduction since its May 2014 opener of NZ$7.00.
The New Zealand Commerce Commission is to investigate Fonterra's impact on competition in the country's dairy sector.
Fonterra has completed construction of a new plant at is Clandeboye site - an investment that doubles its production of individual quick frozen (IQF) grated mozzarella.
Fonterra hopes to put organic milk "in reach of more New Zealanders" with the nationwide launch of Anchor Organic.
New Zealand is treating the sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) infant formula contamination threat - detailed in blackmail letters to Fonterra and Federated Farmers - as "live."
Fonterra has slashed its farm gate milk price (FGMP) forecast for the 2014/15 season for the fourth time since May 2014.
Fonterra has pulled an Australian TV ad for Tamar Valley yoghurt deemed "misleading" in the wake of a Hepatitis A outbreak linked to berries.
A study comparing two methods of measuring protein quality has highlighted the need for one to be chosen and made EU law, says dairy player Volac.
There is substantial interest in calcium- and vitamin D- enriched products for improved bone health in the UK. But young people still don’t see the importance, says Canadean....
The New Zealand Commerce Commission has granted infant formula industry association, the Infant Nutrition Council (INC), the power to restrict the marketing practices of its members.
Demand for spray dryers the size of the one installed at Fonterra’s Darfield plant is unlikely to spread to Europe, says GEA.
Bartec Benke claims to have seen a roaring trade with its Tiger milk measuring system, as Bartec closes its largest acquisition to date with Top Group.
Australian packaging company Orora has sealed a new deal to supply Fonterra with multi-wall bags for its New Zealand milk powder operations.
Samples of infant formula feared to have been tampered with have tested negative for pest control poison, sodium monofluoroacetate (1080), says New Zealand Police.
Police investigating a threat to contaminate New Zealand infant formula with sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) are testing tins after a number of consumers complained of pinpricks in packaging lids.
Fonterra has acquired an 18.8% stake in its Chinese infant formula partner Beingmate for around US$550m.
China is “unaware” of any consignment of New Zealand infant formula being held at its border in response to the 1080 contamination threat, says the New Zealand Ministry for Primary...
China has implemented stricter import measures on infant formula from New Zealand in the wake of a threat to contaminate products with sodium monofluoroacetate (1080).
Police in New Zealand are investigating a threat to contaminate infant formula with sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) in an "apparent protest" over its use as a pest control poison.
New Zealand’s dairy industry is reassuring consumers that today’s news of threats to poison infant formula last year does not mean there has been any cause for concern and their...
Fonterra has applied to patent a process to manufacture pizza cheeses, such as Mozzarella or Cheddar, that omits the "traditional vat setting and cutting process."