Reference 2019-168

REF:           2019-168

Subject:       Infant formula milk

 

Request:

Please provide the following information under Freedom of Information.

Details of the brand(s) of infant formula milk provided in maternity units and the form in which it is provided (e.g. powdered, ready made bottles, ready made bottles with teets etc.)

Details of your infant formula milk provider, the amount paid and volume received in the last available financial year, and details of whether the infant formula milk is purchased from them at full price, a reduced rate (including details of the reduction if applicable) or received free of charge.

 

 

Response:

Details of the brand(s) of infant formula milk provided in maternity units and the form in which it is provided (e.g. powdered, ready-made bottles, ready-made bottles with teats etc.) All the ones we use are ready-made bottles without teats. Please see brands in the answer to question two.
Details of your infant formula milk provider, the amount paid and volume received in the last available financial year. Furthermore, details of whether the infant formula milk is purchased from them at full price, a reduced rate (including details of the reduction if applicable) or received free of charge. The following usage is everything we have ordered from 1st April 2018 to 26th February 2019:

 

·         SMA Gold Prem 2, 90ml, cases of 32 (173 cases)

 

·         SMA Gold Prem 1, 70ml, cases of 32 (1 case)

 

·         SMA Smart Pro first, 70ml, cases of 32 (238 cases)

 

·         Cow & Gate First Infant, 70ml, cases of 24 (253 cases)

 

·         Cow & Gate Nutriprem 2, 90ml, cases of 24 (42 cases)

 

·         Aptimil First milk, 70ml, cases of 24 (82 cases)

 

We purchase all of the above, but are unable to provide costing as this is under a commercial in confidence contract.