We produce quality ingredients to help create products consumers love

Our Commitment to Quality

The quality of our ingredients starts on farm with our premium milk programme. Our farmer suppliers are the first vital link in our quality chain. Quality milk is a critical ingredient for our dairy products. Our relationship with our suppliers is paramount and we know that keeping a strong and consistent supplier base is key to our success.

Quality Dairy Ingredients

At Open Country we take pride in producing premium dairy ingredients from high quality New Zealand milk. Our dairy ingredients are of exceptional quality, in an industry that already has a global reputation for excellence. New Zealand ranks first in the world for food safety and food safety net programmes*.

All Open Country production plants have achieved the highest level of approval from the New Zealand Government’s Ministry for Primary Industries. Final products are tested by independent ISO 17025 laboratory, and we are accountable to the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) through our Risk Management Programme and Plan, plus our HACCP plan.

*Source: Global Food Security Index 2018, The Economist Intelligence Unit

International Accreditation

All Open Country processing plants have gained FSSC 22000 accreditation, FSSC 22000 is globally recognised and provides our customers with quality assurance for their brands. It certifies that Open Country’s Food Safety and Quality Management Systems follow global standards and provide full control from milk supply through to finished product, which means traceability and control over the entire supply chain. Open Country’s Food Safety Policy can be made available to interested parties upon request.

With a priority on quality, food safety and reliability, our focus is to ensure that the products we supply exceed requirements and expectations.

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We foster a culture of food safety and continuous improvement to ensure a sustainable future for quality food supply.

Our Products

Our state of the art processing facilities produce high quality milk fats, milk powders, milk proteins and cheeses for both local and global markets.

Our Products
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