XPCC Signs Agreement with Logistics Company to Develop a Cold Chain Project in Xinjiang Region

On February 21st, the Xinjiang production and Construction Corps held a signing ceremony with the Xinjiang Ding Hong International Cold Chain Logistics Co. Ltd. At the ceremony, representatives of the two sides signed an agreement, whereby 280 million yuan [~US$40 million] would be invested in a new cold chain logistics project…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Mar

Japan’s Asahi Group Sells Off its Shandong Farm and Dairy Business Due in Part to China’s Underdeveloped Cold Storage Logistics

After about a decade of expansion in China, Japan-based beverage maker Asahi Group Holdings has decided to sell off its farm and dairy business in the country. Asahi launched its farm business in 2006 in East China’s Shandong Province, using Japanese agricultural technology and experience in vegetable production, according to a report by ribenxinwen.com on

China Exports Fresh Fruit and Garlic to Russia via Refrigerated Container Train

China’s first refrigerated-container train left for Moscow from northeast China’s Dalian on Monday, marking the opening of a new transport link between the two countries. The new refrigerated-freight line is 8,600 km long, with trains taking about 10 days to reach Moscow. The train is carrying products worth US$150,000, including pears from Hebei, pomelos from

JD.com Partners with Shanghai Cold Storage Company to Supply Fresh Produce in Tianjin

Jingdong (one of China’s leading e-commerce platforms) [JD.com] fresh produce and Zhengming Logistics jointly open their cold storage in Tianjin Lanxi cold chain logistic center.  This one serves as Jingdong’s first cold chain storage in Tianjin city, which will be operated through Shanghai Zhengming logistic system. Thanks to its minus 18 degrees’ cold chain, customers

Chinese Demand for Pasteurized Milk Expected to Grow Thanks to Developing Cold Chain

China’s consumption of pasteurized milk will grow faster than ultra heat treated liquid milk in coming years as more milk sources become available and due to the development of cold chain logistics, according to a latest study. An increasing number of consumers in economically developed regions will prefer the better flavor and increased health awareness

Chinese Funded Agri-Industrial Complex Officially Opens in Southern Mozambique

The inauguration of the Chokué Agri-Industrial Complex, developed with funding from China, opens up new horizons for agricultural production in Gaza province, southern Mozambique, which now has another unit for rice processing and product storage. Launched in the first half of 2013, the factory was officially opened on Monday [13 April 2015] by the President

Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province, to Expand its Cold Chain Logistics Industry

Zhanjiang will expand its cold-chain logistics industry in a bid to boost agricultural development. Wang Zhongbin, mayor of Zhanjiang city, conducted field research in the Xiashan Aquatic Product Wholesale Market, a renowned local aquatic product market, and Guangdong Yinxin Logistics Company to learn about cold-chain logistics development in Zhanjiang on January 7…Full Article: Ministry of

High-tech Zone in Henan Province Plans to Increase its Production Capacity of Refrigeration Products

Minquan county, in Henan province, used to be an impoverished agricultural region with a large population and weak industrial foundations. Today it is a major player in China’s refrigeration industry. Nicknamed “China’s Cool Valley”, Minquan High-tech Zone features industries including machinery manufacturing, wine processing and its major business- refrigeration. More than 80 refrigeration companies are

Kashgar Airport in Xinjiang Opens Storage Facilities for Pakistani and Tajik Fresh Fruit

China’s Kashgar International Airport set to become the first and only designated entry point for fruit imports has enlarged its storage capacity to accommodate maximum quantity of Pakistani fresh fruits. A local news agency reported that the airport received official approval for the designation from the country’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine