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  1. Producers boost supply of baby milk powder

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Pharmaceutical companies say there is no shortage of baby milk powder in the stores, even though demand from shoppers has increased sharply. Pingo Luk Yip-shing, general manager of Abbott Nutrition, said the demand for baby milk powder had been rising for six months, so the manufacturer had increased supplies by 20 per cent to 30 per cent from the last quarter ...

  2. Milk powder, banks lead HK's highest ad spenders in August, monitor says

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Campaigns for banking services and powdered-milk products highly sought after by mainland tourists helped boost advertising spending in Hong Kong last month. ... followed by newspapers with 29 per cent, magazines with 14 per cent, outdoor advertising at 13 per cent, online at 5 per cent and radio with 4 per cent. Spending for milk powder advertisements ...

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    Mainland importers jump on milk train

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Zealand baby formula in China. "But more than half of them are fake," Wang claimed. "Many are just imports of cheap milk powder from overseas that is repacked in China," he ... importers jump on milk train Chinese companies are flocking to bring overseas-brand baby formula into the mainland, where prices and profit margins are among the highest in the world. Each month yet ...

  4. Mengniu mulls bid for Pfizer milk unit

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with a Dutch dairy company to offer baby formula in the domestic market. According to Mengniu's interim results, milk powder only contributed 1.1 per cent of sales revenue in the six months to June. Earlier this year, Mengniu repackaged the milk powder products it jointly launched with Denmark dairy company Arla Foods in an effort to capture a bigger share of the high-end market. ...

  5. Yashili warns of 40pc milk profit drop

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Yashili International Holdings, the mainland's third largest baby milk formula firm by sales, said yesterday it expected profits to drop by 30 to 40 per ... The company's share price has plummeted 58 per cent compared to when it listed last year. Yashili was one of 22 mainland baby milk formula companies to be involved in a melamine scandal in 2008. Six ...

  6. Business - Companies - IPOS

    Huishan tries to milk Hong Kong investors

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Philippe Espinasse

    ... Philippe Espinasse moneypost@scmp.com Quality control milked for all it's worth Milk maker Liaoning Huishan Holdings, also known as Huishan Dairy, has reportedly invited proposals ... be a challenging story. In 2008 China's Sanlu dairy company sold melamine-tainted infant formula. Thousands of babies fell ill. Hundreds of others were diagnosed with kidney stones due to melamine ...

  7. Business Digest

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to build plant with danish dairy giant Mainland dairy giant Mengniu announced a joint venture to build a milk and baby powder plant with the world's second-largest dairy firm at a signing ... Mengniu Dairy will hold 51 per cent. 'The plant will produce 20,000 tonnes of powdered milk and baby powder annually and will be the biggest of its kind in China,' said Niu Gensheng, ...

  8. Water tycoon still keen to expand, despite setbacks

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... projects in the country. His company had also talked to the American Dairy Science Association about increasing the import of milk powder from the United States. Wahaha tapped into the high-end baby formula market with the brand Edison in 2010, which generated about 1 billion yuan last year. Zong expected Wahaha's sales revenue would increase 25 per cent to 85 billion yuan ...

  9. Tarred with the shame brush

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... For example in China, scandals surrounding the contamination of powdered milk for babies have given rise to the perception that no milk produced on the mainland is to be trusted. Even companies ...

  10. Foreign brands can't afford to ignore naming and shaming

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... middle-class mainlanders to imported brands. For instance, after the scandal over the melamine-spiked baby milk powder in 2008, sales of imported powder soared to 597,000 tonnes in 2009 from 350,000 ...




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