Baby formula contains higher levels of protein than breast milk, and believed to be a factor in childhood obesity, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Breast milk is undoubtedly the best option for infants, but there are times when a mother’s milk is not available. In such cases, infant formula takes the lead and offers a nutrient-packed alternative. By Dr Satya S Jonnalagadda, director of Nutrition, Kerry. 

China’s infant formula market is the biggest in the world. Sigalit Zchut, clinical marketing manager, infant nutrition, Infat-Advanced Lipids, explores its extraordinary growth.

A new dairy plant, as part of the joint venture between Au Lait Australia and Nature One Dairy, will establish a direct link for Darling Downs dairy farmers to the Asian dairy market.

China’s new ‘One Brand, One Formulation’ policy for its infant formula market will eliminate over 80 per cent of domestic products currently on sale, according to government calculations.

The joint venture is the first between a Chinese and a foreign dairy company that will locally manufacture, market and distribute infant formula.

Breast milk is undoubtedly the best option for infants, but there are times when a mother’s milk is not available. In such cases, infant formula takes the lead and offers a nutrient-packed alternative. By Dr Satya S Jonnalagadda, director of Nutrition, Kerry. 

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