Blog: Dean BestTrying to find right formula in China

Dean Best | 4 July 2011

Nestle's apparent interest in Chinese confectioner Hsu Fu Chi has added to our recent coverage on parts of the country's food sector - coverage that last week took in the infant-formula category.

In our second Category crunch feature, we looked at an industry that in China has, in recent years, been rocked by safety scares - not least the melamine scandal of 2008.

However, to domestic manufacturers and multinationals alike, China's infant-formula sector has the potential for rapid growth and we discussed the prospects for the business with the likes of Mead Johnson, the US firm that is the largest in the industry.

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