China’s Vice Agriculture Minister Promotes Cheese Consumption

A Chinese agricultural official said Wednesday [13 December 2017] that China should encourage growth in the cheese market to develop its milk industry. “Efforts should be made to develop dry dairy products like cheese to improve milk product structure and boost the milk industry,” Vice Agriculture Minister Yu Kangzhen said…Full Article: Xinhua Dec 2017 Key

Australian-produced Fonterra Mozzarella Cheese to Supply the Chinese Pizza Market

Australian mozzarella cheese from Victoria will be exported to China for the first time, it was announced on Tuesday [1 August 2017]. Fonterra Australia, one of the country’s leading dairy companies, will send cheese from its new $112 million factory in Stanhope, 197 kilometers north of Melbourne, to China for use on pizza…Full Article: China

Beijing Sanyuan Foods and Fosun Close to Purchasing France’s St Hubert

Fosun International, the Chinese insurance-to-tourism conglomerate, and Beijing Sanyuan Foods are close to a joint deal to buy French margarine and health food maker St Hubert from Montagu Private Equity, according to a joint statement from the two Chinese firms…Full Article: South China Morning Post July 2017 Key Points The Chinese acquisition of St Hubert,