22 Jun 2011

Fonterra keeps lead as No. 1 dairy processor

3:22 pm on 22 June 2011

Fonterra continues to be the world's biggest dairy processor.

The International Farm Comparison Network has again ranked the cooperative No. 1 for its milk production, with Fonterra providing 3% of the world's milk supply.

Dairy Farmers of America is second, with 2.5% of the supply, followed by Nestle with 2%.

The largest 21 dairy processing companies account for nearly a quarter of the milk produced globally.