Darfield Dryer One

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Darfield Dryer One

  • Location: Darfield, Canterbury NZ
  • Completion Date: August, 2012
  • Project: Milk Powder Dryer
  • Client: GEA
  • End User: Fonterra
  • Key Capability: Food / Dairy

Fonterra’s $500 million Darfield milk processing plant began with stage 1 on their 650-hectare facility and was completed in August 2012. Dryer one “D1”, is a 15t/hr milk powder dryer initially capable of processing more than 2.5 million litres of milk into 380 tonnes of powder daily.

D1a D1b


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