1868

West Coast dairy farming is 150 years old with the Hokitika Dairy Company formed in the 18OO's


1905

Throughout the late 1800's and early 1900's numerous co-operatives were formed up and down the West Coast.

1937

Westland Co-operative Dairy Company was formed. Mark Wallace was the founding Chairman (1937-1975).

Westland Milk Products Heritage NZ Dairy New Zealand Milk Powder

1968

Spray drying of skim milk commenced at the Hokitika Milk Powder Factory.

1961–2001

Westland products exported globally as part of the New Zealand Dairy Board.

2001

Westland gains independence and begins developing and marketing their own products.

2004

Westgold butter launched internationally.

2010

Full ownership of EasiYo™, the iconic make-at-home yogurt brand.

2012

Launch of WestPro Nutrition range of infant and toddler nutrition ingredients.

2014

Westland opens first offshore office in Shangai, China.

NOW

With offices now in China, and distribution of products to over
40 countries, our products are destined to nourish consumers globally.

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