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Westland Milk Products

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Industry  Manufacturing
Members  425
Website  westland.co.nz
Founded  1937
Revenue  NZD $830 million
Number of employees  ~400
Headquarters  Hokitika, New Zealand
Type of business  Cooperative
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Key people  Matthew O'Regan, Chairman Rod Quin, CEO
CEO  Toni Brendish (5 Sep 2016–)

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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 outside Christchurch.

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History

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

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

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

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

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

  • Skim Milk Powder
  • Whole Milk Powder
  • Buttermilk Powder
  • Milk Protein Concentrate
  • Whey Protein Concentrate
  • Casein and Caseinates
  • Butter
  • Anhydrous Milk Fat (AMF)
  • Bio-active products

  • Lactoferrin
  • Colostrum
  • Infant Toddler Nutritional products

  • Stage 1 Infant Formula base
  • Stage 2 Infant Formula base
  • Stage 3 Infant Formula base
  • Organisational Memberships

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

    Westland Milk Products Wikipedia


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