The world's largest dairy processor Fonterra claims its 10,500 dairy farmers are delivering results from a sustainability standpoint, but admits that more work needs to be done.
NGO Greenpeace New Zealand (GPNZ) has attacked Fonterra’s continued use of controversial palm oil co-product, palm kernel expeller (PKE), as a supplementary dairy farm feed.
Fonterra has welcomed the recently released 'broad outlines' of the so-called Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) to liberalise dairy trade within the Asia-Pacific region.
Fonterra chariman Sir Henry van der Heyden has announced his intention to step down from his current role at the New Zealand co-operative's annual meeting in 2012.
The managing director of Fonterra's Global Ingredients and Foodservice (GIF) division, Andrei Mikhalevsky, has resigned and will leave the business by the end of the year.
Fonterra chairman Henry van der Heyden believes that the current dairy boom in China and India that has underpinned rising prices for products worldwide will continue.
Fonterra says it fears it will lose around NZ $20m of milk a day after it was forced to close 15 of its 17 processing sites on North Island, following...
The New Zealand-based dairy giant Fonterra has announced a recall of its cheese products that are being sold in the Australian market, it said in a statement issued this week.
Improved performance within Fonterra’s ingredients businesses worldwide has seen the firm announce a record turnover of NZ $19.9bn (€11.6bn) in 2010/11.
Dairy giant Fonterra is concerned that applying ‘carbon costs’ to New Zealand's agriculture sector will make it harder for dairy firms to compete and push production to less emission-efficient countries.
European food and sports beverage makers are set to benefit from a new dairy ingredients joint venture, which is aimed at increasing whey protein manufacturing capacity in Europe as well...
A reduction in dairy farmers and a focus on emerging markets are two strategies Fonterra is adopting in a bid to save its struggling organic business.
A report commissioned by Fonterra to investigate the fairness of the dairy giant’s milk pricing has faced criticism from its competitors, according to news reports.
Fonterra is to invest $40m (€35m) in its third Chinese dairy farm as the firm expects demand to treble in the region over the next ten years.
Dairy giant Fonterra aims to pump a further $250m into a new site in New Zealand, an investment that would treble milk processing at the facility.
International dairy prices have taken another tumble at the latest Fonterra auction, dropping to their lowest level so far this year.
New Zealand-based dairy giant Fonterra is now looking at expansion in India after a successful foray in China, including a recent bumper bond listing in Shanghai.
Fonterra may face an uphill struggle in its bid to expand in China despite the promise of significant market growth, according to an Asian food industry analyst.
Fonterra has signaled its intention to invest further in the Chinese dairy market with its first bond issue denominated in Chinese renminbi.
Fonterra has been given a seat on an exclusive world trade advisory group which, the co-operative says, will allow it to aid the “smooth the flow” of New Zealand imports...
Fonterra has cited strong Asian demand as the key reason for its dairy exports reaching a record high last month.
Fonterra is adding the cheddar cheese products, milk protein concentrate and rennet casein, to its globalDairyTrade auction.
Fonterra has revealed that a proposal to merge its Chilean subsidiary, Soprole, with the fresh dairy operations of Nestle Chile has been scrapped.
Dairy giant Fonterra is heading towards its “best year ever”, according to the firm, which reported a strong $293m half-year net profit.
Fonterra has published draft rules, developed with global dairy firms including Arla Foods and FrieslandCampina, to govern the opening up of its online trading platform to outside companies.