The a2 Milk Co. Ltd. engages in the distribution and sale of milk and dairy products. It operates through the following segments: Australia and New Zealand, China and Other Asia, and United Kingdom and USA. The Australia and New Zealand segment receives external revenue from infant formula, milk and dairy products, along with royalty and license fee income. The China and Other Asia segment includes exporting of infant formula, milk, and dairy products. The United Kingdom and USA segment focuses on milk, and infant formula sales. The company was founded by Corran McLachlan and Howard Paterson on February 17, 2000 and is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.