Formula safety still a prime concern of Chinese mums

A Mintel study also highlights online versus offline preferences for buying particular products and the habits of more adventurous younger mums.

CHINA - Product safety, especially for infant milk formula IMF, remains the primary concern for Chinese mums after several safety scares involving domestic brands, according to Mintel’s Marketing to Mums, China study.

Overseas IMF brands are largely favoured by Chinese mums, who are also more inclined to shop for IMF and diapers at offline stores such as specialised mum and babycare stores due to concerns over product authenticity. 

Hence, the...

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