Thursday, November 15, 2018
 Fonterra Resumes Sri Lankan Operations  

New Zealand diary giant Fonterra has resumed operations in Sri Lanka after temporarily closing its plant out of concern for the safety of its staff.

Operations in Colombo were temporarily halted to ensure the safety of about 755 employees after members and supporters of a government-allied political party held a protest near Fonterra's office, accusing the company of selling tainted milk.

I am now confident that our people are safe and the business is ready to resume operations and continue selling high quality dairy nutrition to Sri Lankan people," said Fonterra Chief Executive Theo Spierings.

The Enjoining Order, which had prevented Fonterra from selling its products in Sri Lanka, has been overturned in the Gampaha District Court.

Mr Spierings said Fonterra will continue to work with Sri Lankan and New Zealand government authorities on a long-term sustainable solution to support its Sri Lankan customers, communities and the local dairy sector. 

Source: ABC News


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