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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Dutch 'Prince Brilliant' Johan Friso dies of skiing injuries

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Prince Johan Friso of Orange 1968-2013 'Prince Brilliant' dies of skiing injury Johan Friso, the Dutch prince who avoided the limelight and gave up his position in line ... the prince, known as Friso, died of complications from the accident, without giving more details. It said he had never regained more than "minimal consciousness". Friso was struck ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    There was never a shortage of milk powder, says Friso producer

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... a stock shortage," said Arnoud van den Berg, general manager of FrieslandCampina, the manufacturer of Friso products. "There were always products in our stock house, but customers ...

  3. Business - Companies - AGRICULTURE

    Friesland Campina confident on milk formula brand with partner Huishan

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:05am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Chinese consumers despite the fact it will be produced domestically. Best known as the maker of imported milk powder brand Friso in the region, the firm hopes to replicate its success with a different, less premium, line produced entirely within the mainland. “The new brand… is different to Friso but [will be] a good infant formula brand that will meet different stages of nutrition ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Parallel trading of baby milk formula still rampant despite Hong Kong restrictions

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... offered Friso stage two infant formula to a Post reporter for 240 yuan (HK$300), compared with the standard market price of HK$246. Tins of Friso stage three formula were sold for 230 yuan, ... brands such as Mead Johnson, Friso and Nestle - in mainland packaging - have been left on the shelves. "Parents want to buy those from Hong Kong," a Walmart worker said. The new ...

  5. Parents stung by rising milk formula price

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... by the watchdog did not have stock of the company's Enfamil A+ 1 product. In February, six out 10 shops ran out of the product. Another brand, Friso, was second to Mead Johnson in terms of the shortage problem and price rises. At the end of last year, seven out of 10 shops had run out of one of Friso's infant formula products. Two months later, it was still missing from the shelves ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Milk powder supplies still not meeting needs

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:18am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... shortages of Friso products, with half of the canvassed shops in North Point, Yuen Long and Tsuen Wan having no stock. A spokeswoman for Friso said supply was stable, and had increased compared ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Shoppers empty shelves in Lunar New Year buying frenzy

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... tins of Friso milk powder left, but were charging HK$448 each- almost double the manufacturer's suggested selling price of HK$283. One Watsons staff member said the formula brands were ... products saying they had already increased supply in anticipation of the Lunar New Year surge in sales. Friso said it doubled its milk powder supply this month compared with the same time last ...

  8. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    New infant milk formula rules 'are not targeted at specific brands'

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:08am by Celine Sun

    ... for sale in China will be released soon, Song said. Best sellers like Abbott, Wyeth, Friso and Chinese brands made abroad like Beingmate and Ausnutria are expected to be included. In August, New ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Minister's list shows formula milk brands hoarded by traders

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang and Ng Kang-chung

    ... and trolleys in and out of the building all day. Boxes containing formula along with food and diapers were piled up in a storage area and along a corridor. Friso and Mead Johnson- famous brands that are now hard to find in the city due to shortages- were stacked among the dozens of boxes. Friso said it was producing one million tins of milk formula for the Lunar New Year- double the supply ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Consumer watchdog names and shames milk-powder trader over dodgy online practices

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:40am by Ada Lee

    ... to refund customers if they stopped doing business. Most affected parents bought New Zealand's Karicare Aptamil or the Netherland's Friso from the website. The Customs and Excise ...




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