Women and children with cans of milk in China, circa 1900. Photo: Getty Images Women and children with cans of milk in China, circa 1900. Photo: Getty Images
Women and children with cans of milk in China, circa 1900. Photo: Getty Images
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Dear dairy: why is cheese in Hong Kong so expensive, especially when prices elsewhere have fallen?

  • With much of the population repulsed by milk, dairy products have long been considered luxury items
  • For decades, tinned or foil-wrapped processed cheese was all that was available

Women and children with cans of milk in China, circa 1900. Photo: Getty Images Women and children with cans of milk in China, circa 1900. Photo: Getty Images
Women and children with cans of milk in China, circa 1900. Photo: Getty Images
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