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Fonterra sees formula opportunity as FDA eases rules

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 19 May 2022

Fonterra sees formula opportunity as FDA eases rules
The US is grappling with a shortage of infant formula. (Image: Unsplash)
Rebecca Howard
Thu, 19 May 2022
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced plans to ease a nation-wide infant formula shortage, something Fonterra says could be a new supply opportunity into a market that has been tough to tap.  A spokesperson for Fonterra said the co-operative does produce finished infant formula for sale in New Zealand and in a range of export markets, but the United States (US) is not one of them.“This is because there are a number of market access barriers in place that mean New Zealand exporters are not able to register for supply...

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