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Tetra Pak and DeLaval Commit to Up-Skill Dairy Farm Management in China

Tue, 2015-12-08 11:15

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

China has a healthy appetite for food imports

Thu, 2015-06-18 09:55

China has long taken a cautious approach to controlling its staple grain import quota each year to ensure food security, but when it comes to other foodstuffs, overseas agricultural products are being warmly welcomed by the nation's fast growing middle class.  

Australian food, wine firms reach out to Chinese market

Thu, 2015-06-18 09:48

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.

China wine market to return to growth

Wed, 2015-04-08 15:51

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.

China's catering sector picks up after austerity adjustment

Wed, 2015-04-08 15:48

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).

Guts go for new glory as restaurant seeks modern appeal

Wed, 2015-03-18 12:10

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).

Chinese wines get a grand showcase to shine

Wed, 2015-03-18 11:49

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?

More than 1800 foreign dairy producer approved in China

Thu, 2015-02-12 16:10

China has approved the registration of 1,836 overseas milk producers including 64 baby formula makers at the end of last year, according to the country's quality watchdog on Friday.  

Times Square: a Lunar hotspot?

Thu, 2015-02-12 15:42

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.

Spring in the air for food imports

Fri, 2015-01-30 12:00

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.

China and US look at assessing food quality

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:59

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.

2015 Trends for Chinese food exports

Fri, 2015-01-23 22:18

Chinese food companies export mainly focuses on raw materials. Finished products export occupies a small part.

2015 Trends for Chinese consumption and supermarkets

Fri, 2015-01-23 22:06

As domestic policy continually expends domestic demand, local and foreign retailers accelerate the pace of expansion in China at full capacity. 

More Farm Products to Be Exported to China

Wed, 2014-12-31 10:41

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.

Sino-French food fusion

Thu, 2014-11-06 11:12

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.

China success just right drop for Australian wineries

Thu, 2014-09-25 18:06

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.


Thu, 2014-09-25 00:20

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. 

INDIA - First Carrefour, now Auchan throws in the towel

Thu, 2014-09-25 00:17

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.

Generic brands - Why Carrefour has abandoned the "carrefour discount" brand

Thu, 2014-09-25 00:06

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…

USA - Walmart grows through proximity and e-commerce

Thu, 2014-09-25 00:01

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.