China’s Dairy Century: Making, Drinking and Dreaming of Milk

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Thomas DuBois, historian of modern China, presented his research on China’s dairy industry. A country that few would have instinctively associated with milk has emerged as the world’s third largest producer (following India and the United States), and second largest consumer of dairy.

The presentation examined the history of China’s dairy industry from production, consumption and culture. Watch the clip below for an introduction to the vital transformation within China’s animal industries.