Our Story

Keytone is one of New Zealand's premium dairy and nutritional production facilities, based in the heart of the South Island.

Our founder and CEO leveraged years of personal dairy sector experience, seized on an opportunity in a rapidly growing market place and established Keytone as one of New Zealand's premium dairy and nutritional production facilities, based in the heart of the South Island.

Taking green, clean and pristine premium ingredients and producing first class products, Keytone has been at the forefront of producing premium dairy and sports nutrition powders since the commission of its purpose built plant in 2013. Our products are sought after by leading supermarkets, manufacturers and retailers around the globe.

Keytone operates in the dairy products segment of the fast-moving consumer goods industry.  We focus on the global market for powdered dairy industry and nutritional and nutraceutical ingredients industry, which are estimated to be worth approximately US$21.4 billion and US$12.2 billion, respectively, and continuing to grow year on year.

Our own products are manufactured under our KeyDairy® and KeyHealth® brands, in ranges which include premium milk and nutrition powders, and award-winning beauty products offered in a multi form packaging solutions, including nutrition sachet and jar products. 

In addition to our own brands, we are a trusted production partner, contract packing for well known brands around the world. Keytone’s purpose built dairy production facility offers a wide range of dairy and nutrition packaging solutions, meeting the diverse needs of consumers from different markets and cultures.

Our Canterbury head office and production facility is at the heart of New Zealand’s dairy industry in the South Island, strategically positioned to road, rail and port infrastructure, allowing seamless logistics and delivery of Keytone products globally.

The facility is certified with the New Zealand Ministry of Primary Industries and Keytone holds a Certification and Accreditation Administration (CNCA) of the People's Republic of China manufacturer registration, thereby enabling export of Keytone’s products to China.  In addition, the facility holds a Halal certification from the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand (an accredited body recognised by Islamic countries worldwide).

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