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Tetra Pak and DeLaval, sister companies in the Tetra Laval Group, today signed a five year agreement with the Dairy Association of China to provide training to Chinese dairy farm managers. T
Australian food and wine companies will showcase their products to potential Chinese buyers this week as they seize upon opportunities presented by the impending free-trade agreement between the two nations.
Chinese drinkers have developed a taste for wine in recent years, with consumption surging 70 per cent between 2009 and 2013 to 1.94 billion bottles, according to research by the International Wines and Spirits Record.
Growth of China's catering sector picked up in 2014 after an adjustment prompted by the country's austerity drive. Revenue of China's catering sector totaled 2.786 trillion yuan (about 445.5 billion U.S. dollars) in 2014, up 9.7 percent from 2013, according to the latest data released by the China Cuisine Association (CCA).
Chopped-up pig intestines with wheat bread may sound repulsive - or like a very humble pie. But it's a traditional local delicacy in Beijing: luzhu.
It consists mainly of pig intestines and lungs, streaky pork, fried tofu and huoshao (baked wheat bread).
The caricature of a wine expert from France would no doubt say French wines are magnifique. Italian wines? (Promising.) German wines? (Don't make me laugh.) New World wines? (Don't even go there.)
So what would real-life French wine experts make of today's Chinese wines?
Red clothes, lion dances and celebrities reading aloud Lunar New Year wishes - it is not on a Chinese television channel but in Times Square in New York.The promotions are not necessarily aimed at the Asian population in the city, but are more for marketing in China.
The growing appetite for high-quality products and the convenience of purchasing goods online are expected to generate a huge demand for imported food products, as Chinese shoppers start stocking up ahead of the upcoming Spring Festival, also known as the Lunar New Year.
Members of China's Ministry of Agriculture recently convened in Shanghai for a two-day workshop on how to implement food-quality risk assessment efforts, using the United States Pharmacopeial Convention's tools designed to mitigate food fraud.
Chinese food companies export mainly focuses on raw materials. Finished products export occupies a small part.
As domestic policy continually expends domestic demand, local and foreign retailers accelerate the pace of expansion in China at full capacity.
Food demand is rising and the South American country is a natural grains exporter. Yet farm revenue is falling across the Pampas while soy yields stagnate due to high inflation and lack of crop rotation needed to maintain healthy soils.
To mark 50 years of diplomatic ties between China and France, the French Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry held a China-France Culinary Culture Seminar in Beijing earlier this week.
Australia's embattled wine makers have been given a mighty shot in the arm, coming away with a slew of awards sat the 2014 China Wine & Spirits competition over the weekend, with local mainstays, Taylors Wines cementing their position in the highly competitive Chinese wine market.
The barometer Omniretail reports that the French population has gone back to traditional markets for their food purchases. One person in four goes to a market at least once a week.
Is India a poisoned gift for retailers? Faced with heavy regulatory pressure, Carrefour and Auchan have decided to withdraw from the country despite its enormous growth potential.
The new Carrefour low price product range is arriving on supermarket shelves to replace Carrefour Discount, to be phased out, partly due to its success…
Walmart’s Q2 earnings confirm the USA’s economic difficulties. The global number 1 retailer having seen its US sales stagnate on a like-to-like store basis, the chain now counts on the development of proximity and online sales to drive growth.