A group of Australian dairy farmers are extremely unhappy with the pricing decisions by Murray Goulburn and Fonterra to cut their respective farmgate milk prices. Fonterra Australia late last week revised...

Fonterra has posted strong overall results for the six months ended 31 January 2016 despite a global oversupply of milk driving prices down. The New Zealand dairy group’s Australian results were however...

Fonterra is now selling fresh milk in Victoria under its Anchor brand that it says “lasts up to 40 per cent longer.”   Using new microfiltration technology, Fonterra states that this extra step in...

Fonterra has sold its Australian yoghurt and dairy dessert business to Parmalat Australia for an undisclosed sum. The sale includes Fonterra’s manufacturing facilities in the Tamar Valley (near Launceston)...

Fonterra has increased its forecast earnings for the 2015 financial year.   The co-operative is now expecting to pay farmers $4.95-5.00 per kg of milk solids.   Chairman John Wilson said performance...

Ski Di’Lite yoghurt has been relaunched with 25 per cent less added sugar.   The yoghurts will continue to be low-fat and come in a variety of flavours including strawberry, smashed berry and peach...

New Zealand dairy Co-operative Fonterra has confirmed a total of 750 job losses to date as part of a business review.   The Co-operative had announced 523 job losses in July 2015 but have today revealed...

New Zealand based global dairy producer Fonterra last week opened its first wholly-owned ingredients plant in Europe. In a smart move, the plant is located in Heerenveen in The Netherlands and is next...

New Zealands tightens marketing restrictions for infant formula The New Zealand government’s Commerce Commission has authorised the Infant Nutrition Council’s (INC) new Code of Practice incorporating...

World Health Day 2015 focuses on food safety The World Health Organisation (WHO) has dedicated World Health Day 2015, which it is celebrating today, 7 April 2015, to highlighting the challenges and opportunities...