Fonterra

Fonterra's innovation efforts look to nutrition and wellness / Pic: GettyImages-fizkes

Fonterra focuses on innovation in ‘cognition, sight and stress’

By Katy Askew

Dairy cooperative Fonterra outlined its strategic innovation priorities – with a focus on nutritional benefits such as ‘cognition, sight and stress’ – as it noted higher milk prices were squeezing the margins of dairy processing business.

The Protein Producer Index, now in its fourth year, assesses 60 publicly-listed animal protein producers.

FAIRR publishes fourth Protein Producer Index

By Jim Cornall

New data published by the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index says despite pockets of leadership and innovation the animal agriculture sector is unprepared for the decade of transition on climate change and risks looking “outdated and unattractive.”

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.

Fonterra has developed a white butter to meet demand in the Middle East and North Africa.

Fonterra develops white butter for Middle East

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra’s Research and Development Centre alongside its global ingredients business, NZMP, has developed a new white butter product for manufacturers in the Middle East market.

Danone to sue Fonterra over WPC botulism recalls

Danone to sue Fonterra over WPC botulism recalls

By Mark ASTLEY

Danone has terminated its existing supply contract with Fonterra and plans to sue the dairy exporter over the whey protein concentrate (WPC) Clostridium botulinum contamination scare that led to product recalls across Asia, Australasia and the Middle...

In response to the Fonterra botulism alert, Danone-owned Nutricia ANZ recalled around 67,000 units of its Karicare infant nutrition products. While its Dumex business pulled products from shelves in seven countries.

Danone seeking €200m damages from Fonterra over WPC recalls

By Mark ASTLEY

Danone has confirmed that it is seeking around €200m ($270m) in compensation from Fonterra to cover the costs associated with the infant formula product recalls it ordered in response to the New Zealand-based dairy exporter's recent whey protein...

Fonterra - the next move

Fonterra - the next move

Fonterra Cooperative, a New Zealand based dairy products company,
said on Monday that it has various growth options but remained coy
on its intentions towards Australia's National Foods, reports Dow
Jones.

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