Only 29.2% of infants aged six months and below are exclusively breastfed in China, with the heavy marketing of infant formula found to be a key factor, a study conducted by the China Development Research Foundation has found.
Wattle Health Australia is aiming to develop products outside its infant nutrition base and expand to the highly lucrative China market, following the acquisition of a controlling stake in Blend & Pack.
Here's a recap of our 10 most read nutrition stories in February, featuring Blackmores' financials, regulatory news from China, new innovations from Japan, and emerging research from New Zealand and India.
Read about China's continuing '100-day operation', closer inspection of infant formula, and the latest business developments in the country's supplement and health food market in our latest look at China.
A decade after the first convictions were handed down to figures at the center of a tainted infant milk powder scandal that rocked consumer confidence in Chinese domestic dairy products, how have local firms clawed their way back and what have foreign...