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Earthquake update: Fonterra escapes major damage

New Zealand’s largest exporter of dairy, Fonterra has managed to escape any major damage from the earthquake that hit the country on Saturday.

Prices rebound at latest Fonterra auction

Prices at the Fonterra globalDairyTrade auction have rebounded after two successive months of decline, suggesting renewed firmness in the market.

Fonterra gets embroiled in Chinese dairy scare

Fonterra has insisted that the New Zealand-based dairy is 100 per cent confident in its products as one of its Chinese customers faces an investigation into tainted milk claims.

Fonterra reports slide in auction prices

Prices at the Fonterra globalDairyTrade auction have fallen sharply for the second month running, prompting the dairy to warn farmers of a lower than forecast payout.

Fonterra reports sharp dip in dairy prices

Fonterra has revealed that prices were down sharply at its latest auction, as concerns about supply, which had fueled recent price increases, eased.

Fonterra’s new deal for Australian dairy producers

More money for dairy producers, paid earlier in the season to ease cash flow problems are the aims behind a new incentive payment from Fonterra Australia.

Fonterra prepares for sharp organic dairy growth

Fonterra expects to see the organic side of its dairy ingredients business grow 140 per cent over the next five years.

Danisco and Fonterra broaden scope of probiotics deal

Danisco has signed a deal that will allow the ingredients supplier to sell two probiotic strains developed by Fonterra to a wider food and drink audience.

Fonterra reports price jump and reveals new plant plans

Fonterra has unveiled provisional plans for a major new milk processing plant in New Zealand and reported a surge in dairy prices as production eases.

Fonterra sticks by improved milk price forecast in trading update

Fonterra has claimed that ingredients prices are recovering and market confidence is returning as a group of US senators accuse the New Zealand-based co-op of holding a virtual monopoly of...

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Fonterra welcomes farmers from collapsed organic co-op

Fonterra has offered to sign up the famers left stranded after the recent collapse of the New Zealand Organic Dairy Farmers Co-operative (NZODFC).

Fonterra traces musty flavour defect in dairy drinks

Fonterra research has found that a musty flavour defect in beverages containing calcium caseinate is due to tainting by TBP and TBA, which likely to be caused by contamination in...

Fonterra reveals expansion plans in China

Fonterra is planning to build two new dairy farms in China as the company struggles to keep up with increasing demand.

Martek signs omega-3,-6 supply deal with Fonterra

Omega-3 specialist Martek has signed an agreement with Fonterra to become its sole source supplier of DHA and ARA for infant formula and milk drinks aimed at young mothers and...

Fonterra drops Anchor brand share in UK

Fonterra has sold its remaining 25 per cent stake in UK joint venture Arla Foods Fonterra (AFF) to majority owner Arla Foods.

Fonterra invests in growing Malaysian market

Fonterra has completed a NZ$12m plant expansion in Malaysia as the dairy market in the country grows in sophistication.

Greenpeace accuses Fonterra of contributing to deforestation

Greenpeace has attacked dairy giant Fonterra for using palm-based animal feed from cleared forests and for pushing an intensive farming model in New Zealand.

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Fonterra Australia pulls custard on listeria fears

Fonterra Brands Australia has pulled tubs of its vanilla custard off supermarket shelves after a product sample tested positive for listeria monocytogenes.

Fonterra to provide funding to struggling dairy farmers

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has announced that it will lend NZ$15m to its 50 percent-owned subsidiary RD1 in order to make more interest-free credit available to cash-strapped dairy farmers.

Fonterra restructures its operations unit

New Zealand dairy processor Fonterra has restructured its operations into a single strategic business unit and restructured its top management team.

Fonterra launches Obama dairy deal criticism

New US initiatives to support milk export producers in the country against rival subsidised production has come under fierce attack from rivals in New Zealand, which accuse the country of...

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Fonterra divests in Oz and India

Fonterra has this week confirmed that it is divesting a number of its operations in Australia and India as it focuses on what it calls core strategic objectives.

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Fonterra drops anchor deal in Egypt

Fonterra has reached an agreement with a leading Egypt-based dairy supplier for licensed production of its Anchor range of goods in the country.

Fonterra optimistic over milk price rises

Fonterra says it has recorded a second consecutive monthly rise in the prices being paid to its member farmers for their milk, reflecting possible stabilisation in the supply chain.

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Fonterra issues milk price warning

Fonterra warns that current prices on the global market are not sustainable for suppliers at their current level.

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