Category Archives: China Dairy

Pancakes or porridge: the battle for China’s breakfast

Source: Want China Times

An increasing number of international food chains in China are offering a breakfast service, aimed at tapping into growing demand from the country’s consumers, the Beijing-based Economic Weekly reports. Continue reading

Foreign baby formula off shelves

Source: By Cang Wei and Wang Zhenghua (China Daily)

Retailers in China have withdrawn a foreign brand of infant milk formula from shelves following a media scare over its safety. Continue reading

Mengniu Dairy records 36b yuan in sales in 2012

Source: By Li Woke (

China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd said Wednesday its sales last year reached 36 billion yuan ($5.8 billion), a year-on-year decline of 3.5 percent. Continue reading

NZ milk import quota depleted within a month

Source: By Mao Jing (

Chinese importers have used up the import quota of New Zealand dairy products for 2013, and further imports will be levied in accordance with the Most Favored Nations (MFN) tax rate, CBN Daily reported. Continue reading Starts Shipping Overseas Milk Powder To Thirsty Chinese Consumers

Source: China Tech News, the B2C Internet shopping subsidiary of Alibaba Group, announced that it will cooperate with Danone and Nestle to launch direct sales and delivery of milk powder under six brands of the two groups, allowing Chinese consumers to enjoy the safe importation of milk powder products. Continue reading

Tmall partnering Danone and Nestle to sell overseas milk powder

Source: Morning Whistle by Kang Xiaoxiao

Tmall announced on March 1 it will be partnering with Danone (NYSE: DA) and Nestle in selling milk powder directly for overseas producers. Continue reading

Online stocks of infant milk powder under pressure

Source: By Yu Ran (China Daily)

Online shopping sites say they are finding it hard to keep up with demand for canned infant milk powder, after measures came into force at the start of the month to restrict people carrying the product from Hong Kong to the Chinese mainland. Continue reading