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China will soon have 200 million people with chronic illnesses and it will demand food with health benefits, said Paul McDonald, pro vice-chancellor at Massey College of Health.
Silver Fern Farms shareholders have approved the joint venture with Chinese company Shanghai Maling.
Silver Ferns Farm chairman Rob Hewett says the deal with Shanghai Maling wasn't done after "a behind the bike shed discussion".
About 100 Silver Fern Farm shareholders have turned up for the company's special meeting in Dunedin.
Pure 100 Farm Limited, a subsidiary of Shanghai Pengxin, is seeking a judicial review of the Government's decision to decline its application to purchase Lochinver Station.
The development of 10 to 20 more popular health-orientated products such as Fonterra's Anlene would make New Zealand a rich country again, a 'New New Zealand Forum' in Auckland heard this month.
Australian dairy farmers are doing their bit to get the free trade deal with China over the final hurdle.
The New Zealand Wine Intermediate Certificate was launched in Shanghai recently, giving Chinese wine consumers the chance to learn about New Zealand's diverse wine style.
The education programme was developed by New Zealand Winegrowers and New Zealand Trade & Enterprise in response to a growing demand for information about New Zealand wine from consumers across China.
Global Dairy Trade prices are coming back relatively quickly and Fonterra expects whole milk powder prices to keep climbing over the next six months, says Fonterra chairman John Wilson.
MIE chairman Peter McDonald says the Silver Fern Farm (SFF) deal may be the last decision of significance that shareholders get to vote on.