Sweden's milk war is now being played out on television.
CHINA'S DEMAND for dairy imports is set to grow for at least the next two years, as its local milk production struggles under structural change in the supply chain, a new industry report has found.
The new Market Connections Fund is an excellent initiative to help New Zealand businesses build back their relations with overseas customers, says Federated Farmers.
Fonterra's second farming hub in China will be located at Ying County, Shanxi Province and it is looking to secure strategic partners in the development.
Fonterra chairman John Wilson and chief executive Theo Spierings will lead a board of directors' visit to China next week to meet with Fonterra management and key stakeholders.
Westland Milk says its new infant formula range launched in China last week is attracting strong interest from consumers.
A Shanghai Court has upheld the findings against Zespri's China-based subsidiary and one of the subsidiary's employees, relating to the under-declaration of customs duties on imports into Shanghai of New Zealand kiwifruit between 2008 and 2010.
LANDCORP HAS done another deal with the Chinese company Shanghai Pengxin – this time to help develop a giant sheep farm.
Consumer research has revealed 72% of people in Asia see dairy as an important part of a balanced diet. However, the research also shows less than half of the 9000 people surveyed in nine countries are eating dairy on a daily basis.
A focus on relationships with some of China's leading dairy brands is earning accolades for Canterbury's Synlait Milk Ltd (Synlait).