Fonterra

Fonterra has stopped its global CEO search to review its current portfolio and direction, and appointed its chief operating officer, Farm Source, Miles Hurrell, as interim CEO.

Fonterra opts for interim CEO

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra Co-operative Group has announced Miles Hurrell will take over as the New Zealand cooperative’s interim chief executive with immediate effect, and the search for a new CEO will temporarily be halted.

Future Consumer Ltd is part of the Future Group, which plans to launch 1,100 stores in India this year.

New Fonterra JV looks to Indian market

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra has announced a joint venture partnership with one of India’s largest consumer companies, Future Consumer Ltd, to produce a range of consumer and foodservice dairy products for the Indian market.

John Wilson has stood down from his position as Fonterra chairman with immediate effect as he recovers from a recent health scare.

Fonterra chairman resigns

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd has announced that John Wilson has stood down from his position as chairman with immediate effect as he recovers from a recent serious health scare.

Fonterras aid it looked forward to seeing Beingmate

Fonterra pleased by Beingmate appointment

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Fonterra Co-operative Group said it welcomes the appointment of Bao Xiufei to the role of general manager of Beingmate Baby & Child Food Co Ltd. Fonterra has an 18.8% share in the Chinese food company.

An aerial photo taken December 19, 2017 shows new clearance for palm oil plantation on the secondary dry land forest at concession PT Agrinusa Persada Mulia of GAMA Group in Toray village, Merauke subdistrict, Merauke district, Papua province. Pic: © Jurnasyanto Sukarno/Greenpeace

Greenpeace links Fonterra to Indonesian deforestation

By Jim Cornall

A just-published Greenpeace investigation alleges that New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra Cooperative Group’s key supplier of palm kernel extract (PKE) has links to a huge expanse of deforestation in Indonesia.

Anchor Food Professionals chef Keith McDonald makes tea macchiatos with Fonterra’s Susan Cassidy.

Fonterra adds new beverage division

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra is adding a new channel to its global foodservice business – Beverage House – to capitalize on what it says is an increased global demand for ‘adventurous’ tea and coffee drinks.

Pahiatua is already Fonterra New Zealand’s most water efficient site.

Fonterra using condensation to save water

By Jim Cornall

Half a million liters of Pahiatua groundwater (equivalent to about 18 milk tanker loads) will be saved daily due to the development and installation of a reclaimed water system at the local Fonterra site.

Fonterra's products, such as Anmum, Fernleaf and Anchor, will now be available through Lazada to 560m consumers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Fonterra partners with online company Lazada

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand cooperative Fonterra, the world’s largest dairy exporter, is expanding its online presence to consumers in Southeast Asia for the first time through a new partnership with Lazada, an online shopping destination in the region.