Hong Kong to Focus Poultry Egg Testing on Five EU Countries

The food safety authority of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said Thursday [28 September 2017] that it has decided to narrow the scope of testing for imported eggs from European Union (EU) countries…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Point Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) stated it would reduce the scope of

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports from Padua Province, Italy, Over H5N8 Bird Flu

The food safety authority of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced on Monday [18 September 2017] a ban on the import of poultry meat and eggs from a province of Italy…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Point Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) banned poultry imports, including eggs, from the Province of

Nestlé Waters Hopes to Increase Sales of Perrier and San Pellegrino in China

Perrier has made quite a splash since Nestle SA launched the brand in China 20 years ago. Famous for its elegantly-shaped green bottle, the sparkling mineral water label has enjoyed unprecedented high growth this summer. Sister brand San Pellegrino has also cut a dash in the more upmarket restaurants across the country…Full Article: ENCS.cn Sept

Beijing Investment Firm Bids on Italian Supermarket Chain

Chinese Group Yida International Investment has formally expressed interest in Esselunga, Italy’s fourth-largest supermarket chain, Italian daily la Repubblica reported on Thursday [15 June 2017]…Full Article: The Global Times June 2017 Key Points Yida International offered EUR 7.5 billion euros (USD 8.38 billion) for Italy’s Esselunga supermarket chain. In September 2016, the private equity funds

Italian Company Looks to Market Portable Refrigerators to Chinese Road-Trippers

The Chinese market for portable refrigerators has been expanding rapidly in recent years thanks to the growing popularity of road trips among domestic tourists, said Gerardo Boschii, the Italian sales director of Italy-based portable refrigerator producer IndelB at a press conference in Beijing on Tuesday [18 April 2017] to release its new product, the T12…Full