Mainland’s Guiyang Nanming Laoganma and Hubei Zhouheiya Gaining Ground in Hong Kong Market

New statistics are suggesting a group of quality brands from the Chinese mainland are gaining popularity in the Hong Kong market. Boosted by a project supporting quality brands launched by Tmall, Alibaba’s online shopping platform, some 100 mainland brands have seen a sales increase of over 30 percent in Hong Kong…Full Article: ECNS.cn Oct 2017

Sauce Maker Lee Kum Kee Reflects on the 20th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s Return to the Mainland

At the newly furnished headquarters at a high-rise building in Shanghai, Hong Kong-based sauce enterprise Lee Kum Kee is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s formal return to China. The book Family Spirit, which traces the company’s past from a teahouse selling oyster sauce in a small town in Guangdong Province to a sauce

Former Employee Arrested Over Divulging Secret Recipe of a Famous Chinese Chili Sauce

A former employee has been detained by police on suspicion of disclosing the secret of China’s best-known hot sauce Laoganma to another producer in southwestern Guiyang, Southwest China’s Guizhou province. The man surnamed Jia was seized after a three month police investigation and now faces criminal charges in a case that involves tens of millions

China’s Food Salt Producers to Be Allowed to Sell Directly to End Consumers

Salt industry system reform implementation schemes by 31 provinces and cities have all been submitted as of December 6, and approval work is expected to be completed before December 20, Shanghai Securities News quoted Zhao Chenxin, a spokesman for the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) as saying on December 13…Full Article: Xinhua Finance Dec

South Korea’s Largest Food Company to Purchase a Controlling Stake in a Hebei-based Food Additive Producer

CJ Cheiljedang Corp, South Korea’s largest food company, is buying a controlling stake in Shanghai-listed Meihua Holdings Group, a monosodium glutamate seller, for an undisclosed amount. Under the deal, CJ will transfer its biological fermentation assets in China to Meihua. In return, Meng Qingshan, the controlling shareholder of Meihua, and other shareholders will transfer part