Chinese-owned Uruguayan Meat Exporter Looks to Increase Supply to the Mainland

Eyeing growing appetite among Chinese consumers for premium meat, Uruguayan meatpacker Rondatel SA is looking to expand export of its distinctive black-pack meat products to the Chinese market. The slick packaging is eye-catching, and it also has an innovative label that tracks the contents from pasture to plate…Full Article: China Daily Feb 2019 Key Points

Danish Crown Secures 5-Year Distribution Agreement with Alibaba’s Win-Chain; Brazil’s JBS Secures MOU with Win-Chain

Even before the first pork chop based on Danish raw material has been cut and packaged at Danish Crown’s new processing facility in China, the ‘sold-out’ sign is going up…Full Article: Danish Crown Nov 2018 Key Points In November 2018, Danish Crown secured a CNY 2.5 billion (EUR 300 million) 5-year distribution agreement to supply

Uruguay Signs Export Agreements for Live Cattle and Blueberries to China

Uruguay will be able to send blueberries to the Chinese market after the agreements signed by the Minister of Livestock, Enzo Benech, and the government authorities of the Asian country…Full Article: Fresh Plaza May 2018 Key Point In May 2018, Uruguay’s Minister for Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries announced that export agreements relating to the entry

US Beef Returns to Mainland China: The First 100 Days

Overview Mainland China’s beef imports have experienced exceptional growth recently, jumping from 61,300 metric tons (MTs) in 2012 to 579,800 MTs in 2016, and totaling more than 327,000 MTs during the first half of 2017. In June 2017, China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) formally approved US beef imports after a