Kōrero: Agricultural processing industries

Westland Milk Products tanker (2 o 2)

Westland Milk Products tanker

Westland Milk Products was one of only two dairy companies that did not join the Fonterra Co-operative Group when it was formed in 2001. Here, one of its tankers collects milk from a farm holding tank to be made into milk powder and a range of specialist milk products at the company’s Hokitika factory. Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company, in Morrinsville, was the other company that did not join Fonterra.

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Jane Tolerton, 'Agricultural processing industries - Dairy factories in the 20th and 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25161/westland-milk-products-tanker (accessed 23 July 2019)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 11 Mar 2010