MIDDLE-CLASS GROWTH EXPECTED TO BOOST ASIAN OPPORTUNITIES

HONG KONG -- Enormous opportunities await food manufacturers and retailers in upcoming years in Asian markets, Chris J. Nelson, chief executive officer of Hong Kong-based Dairy Farm Co., told a workshop session at the Food Marketing Institute's AsiaMart '95 convention here. Nelson told the session that "between now and the end of the century, a staggering 60 million people will enter the ranks of

HONG KONG -- Enormous opportunities await food manufacturers and retailers in upcoming years in Asian markets, Chris J. Nelson, chief executive officer of Hong Kong-based Dairy Farm Co., told a workshop session at the Food Marketing Institute's AsiaMart '95 convention here. Nelson told the session that "between now and the end of the century, a staggering 60 million people will enter the ranks of the middle class in Asia. They will be young, educated, widely traveled and open to new ideas. "T

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