Milk producers Lewis Road Creamery eyes up China for exports

Lewis Road Creamery

Lewis Road Creamery, the premium dairy brand organization based in New Zealand, is eyeing on Chinese market to export their products. The company said the final decision would be made this year. The premium dairy brand organization is considering sending out fresh natural milk into Shanghai and likewise wants to release different product extensions. It has already started making baked goods apart from dairy items.

The Auckland-based brand saw 340 percent development in retail deals to $40 million of its butter, cream, natural drain, and flavored milk items amid 2015; the year of what founder Peter Cullinane calls “the chocolate milk frenzy.” His big choices this year incorporate the exporting decisions and expansion of product range. For the recent months it has been carrying out tests sales of Lewis Road Bakery premium kibbled grain bread in 12 Auckland retail outlets.

Cullinane said it’s at present exporting butter to Australia and has been researching a more extensive move, specifically fresh organic milk to Shanghai following a trip to China a year ago. Different markets the company plans to export to incorporate Australia, the UK, and the US, however he supposes the last might be past the organization’s current reach.

The organization’s extraordinary growth in chocolate milk sales, which on its launch in Oct. 2014 saw queues in supermarkets, has decreased from 48 percent between the last quarter of 2014 and first quarter of 2015 to more normal levels.