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Regional New Zealand is punching above its weight in the relationship with its biggest trading partner, China.
Farmers are supporting Fonterra’s push for net zero carbon-dioxide emissions from all plants worldwide by 2050.
Fonterra has today announced it is further expanding its Waitoa UHT site as the co-operative works to keep ahead of growing demand for its products.
Fonterra is pumping another $20 million into its Te Rapa site to produce more export cream cheese and mini-dish butter to meet rising demand.
Fonterra's new Lichfield, South Waikato, dryer is the largest in the world, co-equal with the Darfield D2 dryer in the South Island, says the co-op’s chief operations officer, Robert Spurway.
Fonterra has confirmed all of its staff in New Zealand are safe following the earthquake overnight and there is no major damage to any of its manufacturing sites.