Saturday, September 27, 2008

Starbucks Coffee Repalced Milk with Soy

StarbucksBecause dairy products affected by pollution, global coffee giant Starbucks chain in China has stopped providing milk drinks. All milk have been substituted for the Soy milk imported from United States.

Because Starbucks has a cooperation with China Mengniu Dairy Co., after part dairy products of Mengniu were found to contain melamine, more than 300 Starbucks stores in China immediately disabled the milk emergently, and did't sell coffee including milk component.

According to Starbucks related sources, to find a suitable milk suppliers will take some time, so the company will substitute for Soy milk.

At the same time, Mengniu's another partner Kentucky have stopped supplying milk drink from Mengniu, and will resume sales after confirm that all batches of products in line with food safety standards.

It is reported that McDonald's did not co-operate with 22 milk companies which are in the scandal. The supply of milk and milk drinks are safe.

Originally Posted: China Business Daily
Author: Angulo Fu