Will new formula imports bring down prices in China?

Friday, 10 April 2015 13:55 Published in News & Updates

New Hope Trading recently unveiled in China a 99 yuan (US$16) infant formula from New Zealand. Another importer, Yashili, also announced that it will launch an imported baby formula at around 100 yuan (US$16) a can, according to Shanghai's China Business News. A dairy industry source said that the cost of imported formula is about 67 yuan (US$10.80) a can,. Read more

Don’t go to HK just for milk powder, urges Shandong governor

Monday, 09 March 2015 08:09 Published in News & Updates

China - BEIJING, March 8 — The governor of China’s Shandong called on those from the province not to go to Hong Kong for milk powder, so popular with Chinese tourists concerned about food safety that it’s sparked anger among the city’s residents who say local supplies are being sapped..Read more

Govt taken to task over dairy export rejects

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 16:24 Published in News & Updates

New Zealand - Labour's food safety and primary industry spokesperson is critical of the way the Government has shrugged off the high rejection rate for dairy products sent to China. A Chinese consumer website said New Zealand topped a list of countries that had their milk products rejected by China in the past year..Read more

China Increases Monitoring of Raw Milk

Monday, 09 February 2015 09:37 Published in News & Updates

China - China is to step up monitoring of the raw milk industry to ensure safety and quality of the country's dairy products. Dairies and vehicles transporting raw milk are subject to monitoring by local authorities but now random inspection will be strictly carried out to ensure no illegal substances are added according to the Ministry of Agriculture..Read more

China eyes food safety, modern farms in 2015 rural policy

Tuesday, 03 February 2015 15:03 Published in News & Updates

China - China has listed food safety and modernizing farms as among key priorities this year, its 2015 rural policy outline showed, as it tackles falling agricultural productivity that has raised concerns about its future food supply. The "number one document", issued every January and released by state news agency Xinhua on Sunday,..Read more