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Fonterra’s vision is to be the natural source of dairy for everyone, everywhere, everyday. Fonterra is a global, co-operatively-owned company with roots firmly planted in New Zealand’s rich land, working to unlock every drop of goodness from the 22 billion litres of milk we collect each year and sharing it with the world.

Fonterra was a foundation seller on GlobalDairyTrade and today we sell more than anyone else, with products including: Whole Milk Powder (WMP), Skim Milk Powder (SMP), Butter, Anhydrous Milk Fat (AMF), Rennet Casein and Cheddar Cheese.

Fonterra’s size and our quality products make us the ideal purchasing partner on GDT. Fonterra has transacted over 3.8 million metric tonnes of product & US $14.4 billion on GDT since the 2008 launch.

Why Fonterra?

A leading global dairy ingredients provider with 10,500 farmer shareholders working alongside 16,000 staff spread throughout New Zealand and in markets across the globe; we supply products to more than 100 markets. The largest processor of milk in the world, we produce over two million tonnes of standard and value added dairy ingredients, specialty ingredients and consumer products annually.

We are the preferred supplier of dairy ingredients to many of the world’s leading food companies; working in partnership to provide solutions from standard dairy ingredients, including milk powders and butter, functional ingredients such as specialised proteins for sports and nutritional beverages, as well as tailored cheese for foodservice applications.

Quality is paramount

We are proud of our uncompromised standards for safety, quality and integrity. Drawing on over 150 years of dairy expertise, Fonterra is one of the world’s largest investors in dairy based research and innovation. Our products are manufactured through world-leading processes, leveraging New Zealand’s extensive dairy knowledge. 


Fonterra’s vision is to be the natural source of dairy nutrition for everybody, everywhere, every day.