The southern hemisphere’s biggest cheese factory is in the small Waikato town of Lichfield. Owned by the Fonterra dairy cooperative – New Zealand’s largest company, responsible for a third of the world’s international dairy trade – the Lichfield factory is the much larger descendant of the many small dairy factories that once dotted the New Zealand countryside.
Listen to a Roadside Story about Lichfield and the factory. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.
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