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Reform agenda puts China’s economic super agency under scrutiny

Behind China’s two investigations into irregular pricing of infant formula and pharmaceuticals announced this month is one powerful institution and its struggle for relevance as Beijing attempts a transition to a more consumption-led economy.

Wednesday, 17 July, 2013, 5:53am

Abbott to cut milk powder prices in China after probe

Abbott Laboratories is cutting prices of its instant products in China by up to 12 per cent, the company said, joining other foreign firms in responding to Beijing’s probe into possible price-fixing by milk powder makers.

12 Jul 2013 - 2:37pm

Abbott to cut milk powder prices in China after probe

Abbott Laboratories is cutting prices of its instant products in China by up to 12 per cent, the company said, joining other foreign firms in responding to Beijing’s probe into possible price-fixing by milk powder makers.

6 Aug 2013 - 12:40pm

Mead Johnson cutting China infant milk prices amid probe

Mead Johnson Nutrition said it will cut the price of its infant milk formula in China, becoming the latest company to take action in the wake of an investigation by Beijing into possible price-fixing and anti-competitive behaviour.

11 Jul 2013 - 11:05am

Nestle, Danone to cut Chinese infant milk prices amid probe

Swiss food company Nestle and French rival Danone are cutting the price of infant formula milk in China after Beijing launched an investigation into possible price-fixing and anti-competitive behaviour in the sector.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Nestle banks hopes on coffee culture

Nestle, the world's largest food company, has pinned its hopes on a strong expansion of its coffee business on the mainland by fostering a coffee-drinking culture, while it also expects its adult nutrition products to see the fastest growth in the food category amid the background of an ageing population.

24 May 2013 - 4:36am

Hutchison to develop herbal drug with Nestle

Hutchison Whampoa's pharmaceutical unit has joined forces with Swiss food giant Nestle to develop a new drug, which they said had the potential to be the first Chinese herbal-ingredient-based drug candidate to conduct a large-scale clinical trial for registration in a major disease area.

29 Apr 2013 - 4:17am

Nestle grows China coffee investment

Coffee lovers in China will be excited to hear about a major new initiative by Nestle to grow coffee beans in southwestern Yunnan province, in the latest challenge to the nation's traditional tea-drinking culture.

8 Apr 2013 - 11:27am

Briefs, February 20, 2013

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan won election to a second five-year mandate but his rival alleged violations and international observers complained the polls lacked competition.

20 Feb 2013 - 4:32am

Nestle ventures into Chinese medicine with pharma deal

The world’s biggest food group Nestle is moving into traditional Chinese medicine by joining forces with Chinese pharmacy group Chi-Med, the Swiss group said on Wednesday.

The new entity, called Nutrition Science Partners (NSP), is to be owned equally by the two parties, Nestle said in a statement, without revealing any of the financials behind the deal.

29 Nov 2012 - 12:07am

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