Donkey Meat Burgers in Hebei Province Reportedly Contain Mule, Horse, and Pig

Hejian, a city in northern China famed for its donkey burgers, has vowed to punish fake meat producers following media reports. Chinese media reported that some butchers in Hejian, in northern China’s Hebei province, used mule, horse and pig meat and sold them as donkey meat, mostly to restaurants in Beijing, reports said…Full Article: Xinhua

Chinese Law Enforcement Seize Tobacco from Counterfeit Cigarette Network

Police have busted a fake cigarette manufacturing and sales network in north China’s Hebei Province and detained 93 suspects, local authorities said Thursday [4 January 2018]. About 17.6 tonnes of tobacco, three machines, and more than 76,000 cartons of counterfeit cigarettes worth 780 million yuan (around 120 million U.S. dollars) were confiscated, according to police

Agricultural Demonstration Zones Promoting Water Recycling and Minimal Agrochemical Usage to be Set Up in China

China has earmarked 605 million yuan (around 90 million U.S. dollars) from the central budget to bolster eco-agriculture. The funds will be used for 61 circular projects, projects which create economic development through environment and resource protection, including water recycling and standardized production, in 23 provincial areas to develop a sustainable rural economy, the Ministry

Hebei-based Grain Processor to Purchase Kazakh Wheat

With assistance from Kazakhstan’s Consulate-general in the city of Shanghai, the Kazakh company Tina (Shanghai) International Trading Co., Ltd has signed a memorandum of intent with Wudeli Flour Mill Group Co., Ltd., a major Shanghai-based grain processing company, to supply Kazakh grain to the above Chinese megapolis, KazInform reports…Full Article: BlackSeaGrain July 2017 Key Point

GM Crops a Topic of Interest for Chinese Delegation Visiting Iowan Farm

The United States’ best-known farm in China, Kimberley Farms in Iowa, received a group of leading think tank researchers from Beijing for the first time on Sunday [11 June 2017], after becoming an attraction for Chinese visitors since President Xi Jinping’s visit five years ago. Nearly 20 members of top Chinese think tanks, including the

Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei Team Up on Agricultural Research

Beijing continues to strengthen agricultural research and innovation as the country calls for deepening structural reform in the agricultural sector. An agricultural innovation lab, jointly established by Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province in December, will offer technological solutions on food safety, farming environment and pest control…Full Article: ECNS.cn Feb 2017 Key Points The Beijing Academy

JD.com’s “Running Chicken” Promotion Helps Poultry Farmers, but Critics Lament High Prices

Chinese Internet giant Tencent and online retailer JD.com have jointly launched a public welfare activity, calling for sports lovers to convert their steps into charitable donations using a fitness tracking application. “Running Chicken,” a pilot project to help poor rural households in Hebei province earn money by selling chickens, was unveiled on Nov. 7. Through