Viewing entries posted in April 2013

Chinese buyers demand quality baby milk

Posted by Stuff on 30 April 2013

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Calls are growing for New Zealand to tighten its standards for infant formula manufacture, as dairy industry players wake up to the potential earnings in the Chinese baby milk market, estimated to be worth US$7 billion (NZ$8.2 billion).

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China baby food story upsets NZ exporters

Posted by New Zealand Herald on 24 April 2013

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A stoush has erupted in the lucrative infant formula export industry after Chinese media outlets published articles stating the only "genuine" New Zealand-made formula brands were those belonging to members of a newly formed export association.

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Got milk? UK retailers limit sales of baby milk powder to cope with surge in Chinese demand

Posted by Fox News on 10 April 2013

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British retailers are limiting purchases of baby milk powder to prevent customers from bulk-buying and exporting it to China for profit.

Leading supermarket chains Tesco and Sainsbury's say they have started advising customers to buy no more than two tins of milk powder in each transaction. The British Retail Consortium said Wednesday other retailers are imposing similar limits to ensure there is enough stock for everyone wanting baby milk.

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