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Des chercheurs travaillent sur «le lait idéal» pour les bébés

Des chercheurs travaillent sur «le lait idéal» pour les bébés | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
La capitale bretonne abrite un important laboratoire de recherche…
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Les biberons Dodie deviennent chinois

Les biberons Dodie deviennent chinois | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
La marque a été rachetée par Biostime, un poids lourd chinois du lait infantile. Créée par L'Oréal en 1958, elle a également appartenu à Johnson & Johnson avant de repasser sous pavillon français il y a cinq ans.
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Cedric Garnier's curator insight, March 9, 9:29 AM
L'industriel basé à Guangzhou a déjà un pied en France. Il a, en effet, noué en 2013 un partenariat avec la coopérative normande Isigny qui l'approvisionne en lait en poudre. Il en est même devenu actionnaire et il fournit aussi le marché français en lait bio. Biostime pourra désormais vendre aux mamans chinoises le lait infantile ainsi que les biberons, les mêmes que ceux utilisés par les bébés français.
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Baby water boom? This could be the next untapped market for firms in China’s infant nutrition space

Baby water boom? This could be the next untapped market for firms in China’s infant nutrition space | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
There are “huge opportunities” for sales of baby water products to soar in China, with consumers extremely concerned about mixing infant formula with polluted tap water, analysts say.
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Candia lance un site internet pour s’informer sur les laits de croissance

Candia lance un site internet pour s’informer sur les laits de croissance | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Candia a créé en collaboration avec mesdocteurs.com, le site lait-de-croissance.fr. Le but ? Informer sur le profil nutritionnel du lait d
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WHO questions UK institution over continued financial link to breast milk substitute industry

WHO questions UK institution over continued financial link to breast milk substitute industry | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) have criticised the UK's Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health for its decision to continue accepting funding from breast milk substitute (BMS) manufacturers and setting an “unfortunate precedent for other national paediatric associations”.
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Mead Johnson Nutrition agrees Reckitt Benckiser takeover

Mead Johnson Nutrition agrees Reckitt Benckiser takeover | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB) has signed a merger agreement with Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (Mead Johnson) under which Mead Johnson shareholders will receive $90 in cash for each share of common stock, valuing the total equity at $16.6bn.
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Nutrition infantile: Reckitt Benckiser négocie le rachat de Mead Johnson

Nutrition infantile: Reckitt Benckiser négocie le rachat de Mead Johnson | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Nutrition infantile: Reckitt Benckiser négocie le rachat de Mead Johnson
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Safe for babies: FDA has no objections to GRAS status of Ganeden's BC30 probiotic strain for use in infant formula

Safe for babies: FDA has no objections to GRAS status of Ganeden's BC30 probiotic strain for use in infant formula | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
The FDA has no objections to Ganeden BC30s GRAS status for use in infant formulas, the company announced this week.
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New regulations could force small formula companies to close

New regulations could force small formula companies to close | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Last month’s decision by the Chinese food regulator to implement stricter food safety rules governing formulation and marketing is likely to wipe out a fair number of small- and medium-sized infant formula businesses in a highly competitive market.
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Sell-up: Analysts predict more gloom for infant formula firm Bellamy’s as shares slump continues

Sell-up: Analysts predict more gloom for infant formula firm Bellamy’s as shares slump continues | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Replacing CEO Laura McBain hasn’t seen the end of financial turmoil at Australian infant formula manufacturer Bellamy’s with shares continuing to slide amid gloomy forecasts from analysts.
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Inaccurate vitamin D labelling a worry for infant-targeted supplements & foods

Inaccurate vitamin D labelling a worry for infant-targeted supplements & foods | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Fortified foods and supplements designed for infants could have significantly less – or more – actual vitamin D than the amounts labelled, however most products do fall within acceptable EU ranges, say Dutch researchers.
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Chinese domestic formula companies floundering amid stiff competition

Chinese domestic formula companies floundering amid stiff competition | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
With more than 100 infant milk powder manufacturers established and thousands of product lines launched in the last 30 years, overcrowding in the segment appears to have hit Chinese businesses hard.
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Infant Formula Manufacturer Dana Dairy To Expand Global Market Coverage

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AusNutria seemingly unaffected by new China infant formula rules as revenues rocket

AusNutria seemingly unaffected by new China infant formula rules as revenues rocket | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Revenues at Hong Kong-listed infant nutrition company AusNutria soared by 30.3% to RMB2,740.3 million (US$396 million) for 2016, despite intense market competition, most notably due to new regulations in China.
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Changes at Bellamy’s after meeting

Changes at Bellamy’s after meeting | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
An extraordinary general meeting held February 28 at Bellamy’s Australia Limited to consider resolutions to remove four of the company’s directors resulted in major changes at the company.
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Death by 1,000 regulations: China’s policy of legislative attrition

Death by 1,000 regulations: China’s policy of legislative attrition | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
China accession to the WTO was granted in 2001 and built on the foundations of the previous generation's great sacrifice during the industrial and agricultural revolutions, and the great economic reforms and opening-up of the 1980s. The final acceptance of
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Ausnutria Hyproca receives GRAS status for ingredients in goat’s milk infant formula

Ausnutria Hyproca receives GRAS status for ingredients in goat’s milk infant formula | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Dutch infant formula manufacturer Ausnutria Hyproca has received a GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status for its nonfat dry goat’s milk and goat whey protein concentrate for the use in infant formula.
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Transitioning: Danone profits soar by 34% as firm outlines €1bn cost-cutting

Transitioning: Danone profits soar by 34% as firm outlines €1bn cost-cutting | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
A 34% rise in net profits for French dairy and nutrition giant Danone was backed up by the announcement of a €1 billion efficiency program as the firm continues its transition over the next four years.
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Mead Johnson full-year sales slip, but China and e-commerce performance 'strong'

Mead Johnson full-year sales slip, but China and e-commerce performance 'strong' | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Infant nutrition company Mead Johnson saw sales in Asia – its largest region – slip 9% year-on-year, 5% on a constant dollar basis, to $1.856bn – although the company recorded ‘strong sales growth’ in its key China market.
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DHA and ARA rule change crucial for Danone’s Indian expansion drive

DHA and ARA rule change crucial for Danone’s Indian expansion drive | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
The decision by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to approve DHA and ARA-enriched infant food was a crucial factor leading to Danone’s ambitious growth plans for the country.
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Hypoallergenic formula launched in Czechia and Slovakia

Hypoallergenic formula launched in Czechia and Slovakia | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Mead Johnson Nutrition has signed an agreement with Swiss company Ewopharma, a distributor of pharmaceutical and nutritional products in Central Eastern Europe, to launch Nutramigen PURAMINO in Czechia and Slovakia.
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Danone’s Aptamil launched in India as part of nutrition and revenue growth plans

Danone’s Aptamil launched in India as part of nutrition and revenue growth plans | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Aptamil, one of Danone’s infant formula brands sold in 45 countries, has been launched in India, with the company saying it plans to produce local supply at the company’s Lalru, Punjab facility.
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Chinese dairy group opens South Australia formula facility

Chinese dairy group opens South Australia formula facility | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
The first stage of Blue Lake Dairy Group’s A$65m (US$48.8m) processing plant at Tantanoola in South Australia has been officially opened.
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Australian infant formula manufacturer Bellamy’s facing boardroom battle

Australian infant formula manufacturer Bellamy’s facing boardroom battle | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
Australian infant formula firm Bellamy’s is facing further turmoil after a major shareholder demanded the removal of four of the company’s board directors.
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Bellamy's organic infant formula derails in China

Bellamy's organic infant formula derails in China | IMF Business News! | Scoop.it
The misfortunes of organic infant formula maker Bellamy's demonstrate that value-add dairy is not an easy game.
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