Bright Dairy’s Synlait to Boost its Supply of Infant Formula to Sichuan’s New Hope Nutritionals

Synlait Milk Limited, the New Zealand Exchange NZX-listed milk processor, announced on Wednesday [16 August 2017] a new supply agreement with China’s New Hope Nutritionals for production of their infant formula brands. The agreement secures a threefold increase from current volumes over the five-year period, said a Synlait statement…Full Article: ECNS.cn Aug 2017 Key Point

China Seizes Illegal Dog and Cat Meat

A suspected illegal meat distribution in the northern suburban Changping District of Beijing was raided by the police over the weekend. A total of 34 dogs of various breeds were confiscated, including one with an identification chip. Yangfang Township police worked with local animal welfare groups to rescue animals and took them to a municipal

Sichuan Baijiu Producer Looks to Remain Footing After Dismal 2015

Shuijingfang, a Chinese baijiu maker, aims to move upmarket to expand the brand with new investment and increased marketing. John Fan, general manager of the Shanghai-listed company, told a shareholders’ meeting on Tuesday [6 June 2017] that the premium baijiu, or rice liquor, sector in China was experiencing rapid expansion…Full Article: ECNS.cn June 2017 Key

China Launches 7 New Free Trades Zones Across the Country

Seven new free trade zones (FTZ) began operation across China on April 1, with the aim of further opening up the country and coordinating development between various regions. The new zones are in the provinces of Liaoning, Zhejiang, Henan, Hubei, Sichuan and Shaanxi, as well as in Chongqing municipality, with each area having its own

Police in Mianyang, Sichuan Province, Arrest Individual Who Sold Meat from Wild Animals to Local Restaurants

Forest police in Mianyang, Sichuan province, have seized a suspect in connection with the storage and trading of nearly two metric tons of meat from wild and endangered animals, such as black bears, pangolins and owls…Full Article: China.org.cn Jan 2017 Key Point During the summer of 2015, Sichuan Province’s forest police/bureau in Mianyang were alerted