From Grass to Glass

Our commitment to quality extends through every step of our supply chain, from grass to glass

Our farmers draw on more than 100 years of generational dairy expertise to produce some of the highest quality milk in the world. This commitment to quality extends through every step of our supply chain, from our farms to our tankers, processing plants and sites, to our distribution networks and finally to you. Our commitment to quality ensures your favourite Anchor milk meets the highest standards of safety and integrity.

Quality and food safety standards are a significant part of our manufacturing process. All safety regulations are strictly followed and maintained by us from the minute the milk is collected on farm, all the way through its journey until it reaches retail shelves.

At Fonterra, we Conduct 6.7 Million Tests Every Year, Including; Farm; Dairy and Environment Assessments, Tanker Testing, in process, Final Product Testing and on Premise Hygiene. 3.2 Million Tests are carried out on Milk alone.


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High quality dairy products begin with high quality grass


Our farmer families are committed to the strictest standards of quality control through regular on-farm testing and independent farm and environmental assessments


Our Fonterra tankers use cutting-edge milk testing technology to ensure milk of only the highest quality.


Our processing sites are all internationally accredited with world-class quality and safety systems that include stringent process control and final product testing.


Our products are securely packaged and we use tamper evident seals to minimise the risk of contamination during shipping. All food packaging is coded, enabling us to trace any item through our supply chain and back to the source.


Before our products are exported, we carry out a range of quality assessments specific to the local regulatory authorities and customer requirements. Shipping containers are all cleaned, inspected and tested before being packed and then security sealed for their journey.

Stringent Quality Testing by Sri Lankan Regulatory Authorities (Atomic Energy Authority, NIHS, SLSI, Genetech and ITI)

Unique Health Certification Code on Every Pack of Anchor Milk Powder


One of the most important tests of all is made by consumers, who taste our products for flavour, aroma, texture and overall enjoyment. This is the ultimate seal of approval and it’s why we’re committed to making Anchor high quality dairy nutrition available for our own family and for yours.

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