Shandong’s Yantai Changyu Wine Snaps Up 5th Overseas Acquisition

Chinese winery Yantai Changyu Wine Co bought an 80 percent stake in the Clare Valley’s award-winning Kilikanoon Estate in Australia for AUD $20.6 million ($16.4 million). The deal was signed at a ceremony held in Adelaide, Australia, Jan 18…Full Article: China Daily Jan 2018 Key Point To date, this is Changyu Pioneer Wine’s (SHE:000869) fifth

Chinese Food Producers Lament Lack of Access to Foreign Markets

China’s food producers are facing increased access certification barriers as overseas markets try to protect their own industries, putting pressure on Chinese exporters and squeezing their profits, business insiders said. Complicated attestation and strict access requests, including long approval periods and high fees, are being imposed on Chinese food products in foreign markets, Wang Hongyu,

Research Scientists in Qingdao Register Four Successful Sea Rice Varieties

A rice crop experiment on saline soil has beaten expectations, laying the foundation for commercialization, according to Chinese scientists Thursday [28 September 2017]. Four types of rice registered an estimated output of between 6.5 to 9.3 tonnes per hectare, at Qingdao saline-alkali tolerant rice research and development center…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Point In

Shandong Researchers Develop Method to Convert Leather Waste into Fertilizer

A Chinese research team has developed a way to convert leather solid waste into fertilizer and other products, solving a problem that has troubled leather companies for years. Led by Wang Quanjie, a professor with Yantai University, the team can liquify leather waste and turn it into organic fertilizer or construction materials such as adhesives,