Best-Rated Fresh Full Cream Milk

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Fresh full cream milk

Most Satisfied Customers | ALDI Farmdale

Aussies have rated ALDI Farmdale as the top pick in Canstar Blue’s latest fresh full cream milk ratings, with five stars for taste, consistency, packaging, value for money and overall satisfaction.

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How we rate fresh full cream milk

Our review compares fresh full cream milk on customer satisfaction, so you can find out what other Aussies think about the compared brands before you go ahead with a purchase. Think of it as asking hundreds of your closest mates which fresh full cream milk they think is best!

Canstar Blue surveyed 881 Australians for their feedback on fresh full cream milk they have purchased and consumed in the last three months.

  • The outcomes reported in these ratings are measured via accredited research panels managed by Qualtrics.

Respondents rate their satisfaction with their fresh full cream milk brand(s) from zero to 10, where zero is extremely dissatisfied and 10 is extremely satisfied. Brand satisfaction was rated by respondents on the following criteria:
  • Overall satisfaction: measures consumer satisfaction with fresh full cream milk as an individual score NOT a combined total of all criteria.
  • Taste: as expected from flavour description.
  • Texture and/or consistency: as expected for product.
  • Value for money: quality and quantity of product for price paid.
  • Packaging: provides sufficient information, easy to use, easy to store, functional.

The winning brand is the one that receives the highest overall satisfaction rating once all the scores from the overall satisfaction criteria are combined and averaged.

  • Overall satisfaction is asked as a specific question and represents an individual measure, not a combined total of all criteria.
  • When we cannot determine a clear winner from the criteria for the overall satisfaction rating, we will then look at the other criteria measured in the rating.
    • The brand with the highest number of five-star ratings within the supporting criteria will become the five-star recipient in overall satisfaction, and thus win the award. If a clear leader still cannot be determined from the supporting criteria, joint winners will be declared.

Brands must have received at least 30 responses to be included, so not all brands available in the market have been compared in this survey. The brands rated in this survey are listed below in order of best overall satisfaction.

  • ALDI Farmdale
  • Norco
  • Devondale
  • Pura
  • Dairy Farmers
  • A2
  • Coles
  • Woolworths

Find more detailed information on our Most Satisfied Customer methodology.

Top Fresh Full Cream Milk Brand – ALDI Farmdale Farmdale Fresh Milk

With five stars across the board for the third year in a row, ALDI’s fresh full cream milk brand Farmdale has earned its place at the top of the pack. Farmdale received a perfect score for taste, consistency, value for money, packaging and overall satisfaction leaving no doubt it’s much-loved by customers. ALDI Farmdale also offers 1 litre organic full cream milk, 1 litre full cream milk powder, 1 litre UHT varieties, 397g sweetened condensed milk and 384mL evaporated milk.

About our consumer experts


Kate King: Home & Lifestyle Content Producer

This report was written by Canstar Blue’s Home & Lifestyle Content Producer Kate King. Kate holds a Bachelor of Creative Industries from QUT majoring in Journalism and Media and Communications, and has written for a number of publications over the past five years.


Meet the Editorial Team


Samantha Howse: Consumer Research Specialist

Sam Howse Research Specialist

Samantha Howse is Canstar Blue’s Consumer Research Specialist, coordinating the consumer research program behind our customer satisfaction awards across Canstar and Canstar Blue in Australia and New Zealand. Sam has earned a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from Griffith University and, with seven years in market research and two years in marketing, she is experienced in survey design, implementation and analysis, coupled with an understanding of marketing principles and best practice.


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Past ratings

Here are the past winners of Canstar Blue’s fresh full cream milk ratings:

  • 2023: ALDI Farmdale 
  • 2022: ALDI Farmdale 
  • 2021: Norco
  • 2020: Norco
  • 2019: Woolworths Farmers’ Own
  • 2018: ALDI Farmdale
  • 2017: Norca and Pura
  • 2016: Devondale
  • 2011: Devondale


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