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May 9, 2013
Reuters reports on Mengniu Dairy’s deal to buy a sizable stake in China’s largest raw milk producer in effort to gain greater quality control over its milk supply: China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd’s (2319.HK) deal to...
Dec 27, 2011
China’s largest dairy company announced that it isolated and destroyed a batch of milk contaminated with a carcinogenic substance, according to The New York Times: The contaminated milk was discovered by a government...
Sep 17, 2010
Forbes profiles dairy company Mengniu, which shot to national prominence after a successful branding effort, but then was turned upside down following the melamine scandal two years ago: It was almost too sudden: The brand leapt...
May 6, 2010
China Media Project translates an editorial by Guo Yukuan which appeared, and then disappeared from, the Southern Metropolis Daily. In the editorial, Guo questions whether Niu Gensheng, founder of Mengniu dairy corporation,...
Oct 16, 2008
From AFP: Dairy products that were recalled in southern China to be tested for the deadly chemical melamine were instead dumped at universities and sold to students at a discount, state media reported Thursday. The milk products...
Oct 12, 2008
He Bolin of China Daily reports on the first public apology by Mengniu, Yili, and Bright Dairy for their role in the milk scandal. During a talk show program, Dialogue, broadcast last night on the economic channel of China...
Jan 15, 2008
From The Financial Times: When Pan Gang, the chief executive of one of China’s largest dairy companies, attended a top-level meeting of the Communist party in Beijing in October, he complained about the growing role of foreigners in the industry. “Many of the foreign firms are only looking for short-term gain when they come here […]
Dec 19, 2007
The Danone Group, a global food-and-drink company whose brand names include Dannon yogurt and Evian water, broke off a deal to partner with Mengniu Dairy Co, one of China’s largest dairy producers. As the Wall Street Journal’s James T. Areddy writes: Groupe Danone SA’s decision to abandon a planned joint venture in China to make […]
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