Pounamu Protein uses dairy protein from grass-fed, free-range cows in New Zealand. Their traditional farming practices create dairy products that have a lower carbon footprint than most other dairy producing countries in the world.

Dairy cows grazing on the side of a green hill with trees beside a clear pond in New Zealand.

Our main dairy protein supplier, Fonterra of New Zealand, is on a mission to reduce the carbon footprint of their dairy ingredients. See what Fonterra has to say and the initiatives that they are working on here.

We are working towards becoming a Carbon Zero brand, but that takes a while, and we're not there yet!

In the meantime, we have reduced the size of our plastic tubs (less packaging means less emissions through freight) and we are offsetting the carbon emissions generated from our distribution via Ecocart.

You can learn more about Ecocart here.

Scarlet macaw parrot on a branch near Purus River a tributary of the Amazon River in South America.
Sustainability projects we support:


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Our Packaging

Yes, we know, there's plastic. But why do we use plastic you may ask? Here are some of the alternatives we have looked at and the reasons we have not used them to date.