United States dairy company DairyAmerica will begin selling dairy products on Fonterra's online auction site GlobalDairyTrade from October 4.
Fonterra has acquired 100% ownership of rural supplies chain RD1.
A freight-management company has been launched by Fonterra and Silver Fern Farms, servicing about one third of all containers leaving New Zealand.
Fonterra's having a party - and the community is invited.
A second probe into Fonterra's milk pricing has been launched, with an interdepartmental group spanning three Government agencies looking into the issue.
Fonterra has successfully raised $US42 million ($NZ56 million) in renminbi-denominated bonds in China, with the issue heavily oversubscribed.
Dairy commodity prices fell at Fonterra's overnight online auction, with the GlobalDairyTrade trade weight index falling 2.6 percent, after a 4.5 percent rise at the previous event a fortnight ago.
Final decisions on whether dairy giant Fonterra will look at inaugural bond issues in Australia and China appear to be several weeks away, but if they go ahead they are likely to be well supported by investors, according to broker Craigs Investment Partners.
Despite positive market dynamics, there are some risks to Fonterra's payout outlook, ASB has warned.
Fonterra's global dairy-trade weighted index increased 4.5% in yesterday's internet auction, boosted b
Dairy giant Fonterra has become the first New Zealand company invited to join the World Customs Organisation's Private Sector Consultative Group.
Dairy cooperative Fonterra has lifted its forecast payout 10c to a new record of $8 to $8.10, before retentions, for 2010/11.
"It's a great time to be a farmer." South Otago farmer Stafford Ferguson was responding yesterday to Fonterra's announcement of a record payout for the season.
Fonterra is on track for record production for the 2010-11 season, thanks to some of the best autumn weather conditions in recent years.
The best autumn weather conditions in recent years has put Fonterra on track to report record milk production in the 2010/11 season.
Fonterra is in the final stages of buying land to develop a pilot dairy farm in Brazil, as part of its strategy to establish "best practice" dairy farms in the fast growing economies of Asia and Latin America.
Fonterra is in the final stages of buying land in Brazil where it plans to develop a pilot dairy farm.
Dairy commodity prices remained stable at Fonterra's overnight online auction, with the globalDairyTrade trade weighted index edging down 0.1 percent.
A new milk processing dryer may be built by Fonterra in Southland within the next 10 years.
Granting consent for Port Otago to deepen and widen its channel will be in the best interests of New Zealand's export sector, Fonterra trade and operations general manager strategy Nigel Jones says.