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The growing appetite of young Chinese workers for all things western, including dairy products, is having a profound effect on global agriculture.

8th December, 2007

The growing appetite of young Chinese workers for all things western, including dairy products, is having a profound effect on global agriculture.

Many years ago, in the mid 1980s, when I worked as a barman in a Chinese restaurant in Toronto (yes, you read right!), one of the Chinese waiters explained to me that he thought we - that is all westerners - smelt of dairy products. He claimed he could smell butter, cheese and...

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