SHANGHAI－In an industrial kitchen in a leafy, residential suburb of central Shanghai, a quiet culinary evolution is taking place.
Beside shelves stacked with butter mounds the size of bread loaves and 11 pound (5 kilogram) cheese wheels, chefs are experimenting with exotic ingredients that their New Zealand supplier, Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd, wants to become ubiquitous in China: dairy.READ MORE
China’s cheese manufacturers are missing out on an important market segment as they vie for position in a lightning-fast cheese market
With the main sales channels still belonging the food service sector, the retail market is being largely ignored, despite its high potential for manufacturers.
That’s according to research by Chinese analyst CCM of the cheese market from 2015-16. It found that the main sales channels were still hotels, catering companies and bakeries.READ MORE
China's foodservice market is easier to penetrate for Fonterra and Friesland, as chefs trained in demo kitchens find ways to use dairy.READ MORE
Some infant formula makers are positioning themselves for greater access to the Chinese market - but it is not all plain sailing.READ MORE
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16 FuXingMenNei Street, Beijing, P.R.C.