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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 take dairy growth for granted

Thursday, 05 March 2015 12:45 Published in News & Updates

Australia - Last year, there was a flurry of investment by Asian dairy companies, mostly from China, into the Australian and New Zealand dairy sectors, but this ongoing growth should not be taken for granted. According to Rabobank's recently released report ‘Magnetic milk – the lure of dairy investment down under’,..Read more

Fonterra makes China buy-in bid

Friday, 13 February 2015 09:21 Published in News & Updates

China - Dairy giant Fonterra has submitted its bid for a stake in a Chinese-based company, as part of a $615 million deal that will give it a direct line to China's lucrative infant-formula market. Fonterra and Beingmate Baby & Child announced in August they were forming a global supply chain from the farm gate directly to Chinese consumers..Read more

A2 Milk changes Chinese supply approach for infant formula

Sunday, 23 November 2014 15:43 Published in News & Updates

China - A2 Milk Co has agreed to make China State Farm Holdings Shanghai the sole importer of its a2Platinum infant formula while the milk marketer will take over the distribution in Asia’s largest economy. Under the deal, CSF will exclusively import the infant formula and provide government relations and advice,..Read more 

Australian tycoon, Chinese partner to create dairy farm

Friday, 21 November 2014 15:31 Published in News & Updates

Australia - SYDNEY, Australia (Reuters) — Mining billionaire Gina Rinehart plans to invest $494 million and partner with a major Chinese firm to create one of Australia’s biggest dairy farms. The goal is to capitalize on rapidly growing demand in China for premium infant formula..Read more