Westland Milk Products

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Westland Milk Products
Co-operative
Industry Manufacturing
Founded 1937 (1937)
Headquarters Hokitika, New Zealand
Key people
Revenue NZD $830 million
Members 425
Number of employees
~400
Website westland.co.nz

Westland Milk Products is the trading name of Westland Co-operative Dairy Company Limited. Westland is an independent co-operative dairy company in New Zealand, owned by over 425 farmer shareholders that supply milk for processing. Milk is sourced from farms as far north as Karamea and as far south as Haast on the West Coast and from farms throughout Canterbury. Their major processing factory is located in the town of Hokitika on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, with their main warehouse and milk concentration plant near the small town of Rolleston[1] outside Christchurch.

History[edit]

Westland Co-operative Dairy Company Limited was founded in 1937 following the amalgamation of a number of small co-operatives within the Westland region.[2]

In 2001, Westland Milk Products shareholders vote to remain independent from Fonterra following the deregulation of the New Zealand dairy industry.[3]

In 2004, Westland launched their consumer butter brand Westgold

In 2010, Westland acquired full ownership of EasiYo, a make-at-home yoghurt company based in Auckland [4]

In 2012, Westland began manufacture of Infant nutritional products and launched their Westpro Nutrition range

In 2014, Westland opened their first offshore office in Shanghai, China

Products[edit]

Westland manufactures a variety of products derived from milk, ranging from commodity milk powders to Infant Nutrition Products. The full range of products is as follows:

Ingredient Products[edit]

Bio-active products[edit]

Infant Toddler Nutritional products[edit]

Organisational Memberships[edit]

  • New Zealand Co-operatives Association (Inc)
  • Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ)
  • Infant Nutrition council

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