At Open Country, you can count on us to deliver, to adapt and to put you first. Inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit of our founders and our family-based values our people are focused on building partnerships that you can count on to add value to your business. 

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Our dairy products are valued for their superior quality, taste and consistency, and suit many food, beverage and nutritional applications.

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Trusted Partnerships

Sharing a passion for dairy, we work closely with our farmer suppliers to create a quality supply of milk.

We partner to offer suppliers and customers more agile relationships, with increased product value, to create a smarter and more efficient dairy production and supply chain all the way to our customers.

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We export our premium dairy products made from high-quality New Zealand milk to over 50 markets throughout the world.

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Sustainable Future

We are committed to operating sustainably from an environmental, social and economic standpoint, and to assisting our farmer suppliers in meeting their environmental obligations. New Zealand is the perfect environment to produce high-quality, safe products for everyone to enjoy and our team operates with a sustainable future for food supply in mind.

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Our Stories

New Technology Moves More Milk

Innovative digital technology developed in New Zealand is helping Open Country move more milk from farm to factory, while cutting tanker travel – saving fuel, time, and emissions.

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Meet The Man Running Our Awarua Plant

Mike Butler is the site manager for Open Country’s milk processing facility in Awarua, Southland. It is a site known for innovation and excellence in dairy and Mike and his team are proud of being part of the Open Country journey to becoming the second largest exporter of whole milk powders in the world. Although the site has expanded since he began 15 years ago, Mike holds on to the same values he brought in from the start, creating the most efficient system possible with quality control being at the forefront of everything he does.

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Open Country Cheese Masters Recognised On World Stage

Open Country has won three awards at this year’s prestigious International Cheese and Dairy Awards in Nantwich in England. The showcase is the world’s largest platform on which world class cheese producers are championed.

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A Career With Open Country

Sarj Singh, Open Country’s newest and youngest Milk Supply Manager, says he was always destined to have a career in the agricultural industry.

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Quality Dairy Ingredients

By combining high-quality New Zealand raw milk with state-of-the-art evaporation and spray-drying technology, our team of dairy experts ensures the highest level of quality is maintained to produce our premium dairy ingredients.

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