Infant Formula

Infant formula – what are the prospects?

Infant formula – what are the prospects?

According to the international food marketing and research body Gira, the global infant formula market was estimated at 2.7 billion...

April 7, 2019

China’s dairy imports recovered ‘substantially’ in 2016

China’s dairy imports recovered ‘substantially’ in 2016

China’s dairy imports recovered substantially during 2016; however figures remain below 2014 levels, a year that saw speculation driving import...

January 20, 2017

Pigmeat and infant formula drive increase in EU agri-food export values

Pigmeat and infant formula drive increase in EU agri-food export values

Increases in the export value of pigmeat and infant formula have helped drive August EU agri-food export values up compared to...

October 24, 2016

Danone sales rise 3.5%, infant nutrition a key sales driver

Danone sales rise 3.5%, infant nutrition a key sales driver

Danone has posted consolidated sales growth of 3.5% for the first quarter of 2016, compared to the corresponding quarter in...

April 19, 2016

Infant nutrition key to Nestle’s first quarter growth

Infant nutrition key to Nestle’s first quarter growth

Nestle has reported sales of CHF (Swiss Francs) 20.9 billion for the first-quarter (January to March) of 2016, with its infant...

April 14, 2016

China’s infant formula demand to increase by 10% – Rabobank

China’s infant formula demand to increase by 10% – Rabobank

Demand for infant milk formula in China is expected to increase by 10%, after China relaxed its one-child policy; allowing...

November 23, 2015

Infant formula continues to drive Danone’s sales

Infant formula continues to drive Danone’s sales

Infant formula sales at Danone were up 10.6% year-on-year, driving overall sales up 4.6% in the third quarter of 2015....

October 20, 2015

EU exports to China grow, but at a slower rate (infant formula key product)

EU exports to China grow, but at a slower rate (infant formula key product)

In 2014, China’s demand for agri-food imports continued to increase, although at a lower rate (+3%) compared to growth rates...

August 3, 2015

Arla Foods to increase production of infant formula protein by 100%

Arla Foods to increase production of infant formula protein by 100%

Arla Foods Ingredients has announced that it has doubled its capacity for producing the protein alpha-lactalbumin in a bid to...

April 25, 2015

China proposes to ban infant formula advertisements

China proposes to ban infant formula advertisements

China is proposing a ban on infant formula advertisements in the mass media and public venues, the country’s Xinhua news agency...

April 21, 2015

Infant formula sales boost Danone’s results as it predicts milk prices to rebound

Infant formula sales boost Danone’s results as it predicts milk prices to rebound

An increase of 11.6% in infant formula sales have boosted Danone’s first quarter sales for 2015, the company has announced. Infant...

April 15, 2015

Online sales to cut cost of infant formula in China

Online sales to cut cost of infant formula in China

The price paid for infant formula imported into China could be driven down by a new campaign focusing on online sales,...

April 6, 2015

Danone predicts milk price rebound in the second half of 2015

Danone predicts milk price rebound in the second half of 2015

Dairy giant Danone has predicted milk prices in Europe to rebound in the second half of 2015. Announcing its 2014...

February 23, 2015

Fonterra moves to buy part of Chinese infant formula company

Fonterra moves to buy part of Chinese infant formula company

New Zealand Dairy giant Fonterra has made an initial tender offer to take a 20% stake in infant formula manufacturer Beingmate....

February 12, 2015

Infant formula exports to China doubled in 2014

Infant formula exports to China doubled in 2014

The volume of infant formula exports to China doubled in 2014, although overall exports of infant formula are estimated to...

January 15, 2015

China free trade agreement ‘big win’ for Australia

China free trade agreement ‘big win’ for Australia

Australia had a big win last week with the ratification of a free trade agreement (FTA) with China according to...

December 1, 2014

Wanted: 12,000 acres to build dairy farm to supply China with baby formula

Wanted: 12,000 acres to build dairy farm to supply China with baby formula

One of the richest women in the world is looking for over 12,000 acres of land to set up a...

November 14, 2014

China’s one-child policy shift, implications for the infant formula market

China’s one-child policy shift, implications for the infant formula market

Starting in early 2014, China will relax the current one-child policy. China’s family planning laws, first introduced in the 1970s,...

January 5, 2014