The world’s largest exporter of dairy products, Fonterra, has announced a $165 million investment in manufacturing plant upgrades in Victoria and Tasmania. Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll said the investment included $125 million to double the size of Fonterra’s primary cheese plant at Stanhope, which will create around 36 ongoing local jobs. An additional … Continue reading Fonterra confirms $165m manufacturing expansion, jobs boost
Despite the restructuring in the automotive space, manufacturing continues its competitive streak with a few bright spots indicating a gradual uptick, according to IBISWorld’s Top 100 Manufacturers List for 2017. Syed Shah reports. Recently, the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) stated in its report: Advanced Manufacturing – A Definition for a New Era, that the … Continue reading Full list: Top 100 manufacturers 2017
Fonterra’s new Stanhope cheese factory is set to open its doors before June this year, with an expected capacity of 45,000 tonnes of cheese per year for domestic and export markets. Meanwhile, there has been speculation among the dairy industry about how this will affect local milk suppliers. According to Fonterra chief executive Rene Dedoncker, … Continue reading Fonterra’s new cheese factory to increase capacity by 50 per cent
GEA has built a unique whole milk drying plant for Fonterra in Pahiatua, New Zealand on an earthquake fault line that has been designed to withstand an event without damage
Fonterra is conducting a voluntary recall of its 300ml and 500ml Anchor and Pams fresh cream, with tests showing E.Coli may be present.
Two workers fired from Fonterra’s Takanini plant in New Zealand for doing the Harlem Shake dance have successfully appealed the company’s decision.
A cheese and milk factory near the west Victorian country town of Colac is set to close down next year, shedding 130 jobs, after it was deemed too expensive to upgrade.