Another 40 million cartons of whipping cream will soon be rolling down the conveyors at Fonterra’s state-of-the-art Waitoa UHT facility every year, as the Co-operative keeps pace with growing demand.

Previously planned to come online in 2018, Fonterra brought forward the project to add another production line at the Waikato site, with work on the $12 million build now set for completion in February 2017.
 
Fonterra Director Global Foodservice Grant Watson said the acceleration of plans to supply China with more UHT is exciting for the business, given new builds in the foodservice space are typically demand-led. 

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