New Zealand Made No Added Colours No Artificial Flavours Non-GMO No Added Sugar Dairy
Theland is a brand of Milk New Zealand, a large farm group managing 29 farms in the North and South Island.
Address: Level 34 Vero Centre, 48 Shortland St, Auckland Central, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
This product is made in New Zealand
All ingredients are made, processed and packaged within New Zealand. The milk is sourced from pasture farmed, free ranging cows (average of 2-3 cows per hectare).
The raw milk used to produce the powder in this product is sourced from multiple locations including Theland owned farms. Theland has 29 farms in New Zealand (16 in the North Island and 13 in the South Island). These farms are operated under strict programmes and Codes of Practice as specified by the Ministry for Primary Industries. Theland farms are located within New Zealand’s prestigious dairy regions, at the temperate latitude of 40° south. Within this region cow feed quality is enhanced by long seasons of lush green pasture.
During New Zealand’s peak milking season (September to January) cows are typically milked twice a day, reducing to once a day in the lower season. During New Zealand’s winter months of June and July, milk is collected from selected farms only. Each cow produces approximately 4000 litres of milk per year.
The farms where the milk is sourced from comply with the environmental regulations prescribed by New Zealand's Regional Councils.
Theland Skim Milk Powder is produced in compliance with New Zealand's Resource Management Act (2009), and local council Resource Management Plans, which set out rules and regulations around management of the New Zealand environment.
These rules include:
• Disposing of waste in ways that prevent pollution
• Controlling manufacturing emissions to ensure air quality is maintained
• Using only approved chemicals in a way that will not harm the environment
• Operating within a safe distance of waterways to avoid erosion and protect water quality
• Nutrient management
All milk suppliers for Theland products meet the New Zealand Animal Welfare Standards.
The standards require animals to be allowed the following five freedoms:
This product has been produced in accordance with Halal principles. The skim milk powder sourced is Halal certified.
Theland Skim Milk Powder products are laboratory tested for safety throughout the production process at independent and accredited laboratories. Testing is undertaken at each step from raw milk collection, during processing, and again upon completion of the final product.
This testing regime also ensures all final products meet the nutritional descriptions on their label.
Tests ensure no harmful bacteria or other contaminants, including antibiotics.
New Zealand has Acts and Regulations to ensure all dairy products produced are safe for consumers and that manufacturers use fair and sustainable practices. All dairy products must comply with the Animal Products Act, 1999 and all milk suppliers must meet the New Zealand Animal Welfare standards.
These regulations include:
• No hormones or growth promotants are permitted
• All food safety hazards must be controlled using Codex based Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles
• All chemicals used on a manufacturing site must be approved by the New Zealand Government’s Ministry for Primary Industries
• Hygiene standards for facilities, equipment and people must be met
• That all producers, manufacturers, transporters, packing and storage facilities operate a Risk Management Programme
Meets Overseas Market Access Requirements
• Theland skim milk powder meets the market access requirements of the countries to which it exports.
The contract processor's factory environment, processes and records are routinely audited in order to uphold their Risk Management Programme (RMP), Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP), Good Manufacturing Practises (GMP), Halal certifications.
There are also unannounced customer and Ministry for Primary Industries audits conducted randomly to ensure compliance.
The 100% raw milk sourced from New Zealand is standardised according to CODEX regulations. Theland Farm Milk Powder contains no added colouring agents, sweeteners, thickening agents, gelatine, or preservatives.
There are no antibiotics, pesticides, chemicals or harmful heavy metals involved in the production of this milk.
Product testing at an independent accredited laboratory confirms compliance.
This product contains 100% natural protein. Protein is important for the growth and repair of the body’s cells and for building muscle.
This product contains 100% natural milk calcium and additional Vitamin A and D. Calcium plays an essential role in the development of healthy bones and teeth. Vitamin D enhances absorption of calcium for strong healthy bones.
Vitamin A is an anti-oxidant that helps maintain integrity of skin and mucus membranes. It is essential for healthy eye-sight and helps prevent macular degeneration of the retina in the elderly population.