US Frozen Cranberries, Frozen Blueberries, and Frozen Strawberries Get Easier Access to China

Thanksgiving in the US means cranberry consumption – about 20 percent of all US cranberry consumption is done during the holidays – and a new certificate issued to US cranberry growers means that the red berry will have an easier time making it to China as well, where demand for cranberry has grown dramatically in

British Columbia Expects Blueberry and Cherry Exports to China to Rise after Signing MOUs in Shanghai

Canada and China signed a few memorandums of understanding at the ministerial level to push ahead trade and investment in agriculture, Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Gerry Ritz said in Shanghai on Friday [20 June 2014] following his visits in Beijing and Guangzhou “The MOUs set the foundation for future cooperation, and point out what

China Grants Canada Access to Oilseed Crushing Plant Located Near the Country’s Domestic Rapeseed Production Zone

China has softened its three-year-old import restrictions on Canadian canola, federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said on Tuesday. China has approved one additional oilseed crushing plant, the 600,000-tonne CNOOC-Biolux plant in Nantong, Jiangsu province, to accept shipments of Canadian canola seed, a crop used to produce vegetable oil and animal feed China continues to restrict

China Approves 4 More Canadian Beef Companies for Export, Raising the Number of Approved Facilities to 7

Four more Canadian beef facilities, including an Alberta plant, have been approved to export to China, the Canadian government announced Friday. Lacombe-based Canadian Premium Meats Inc., a processing plant in Quebec and two others in Ontario were also certified for export to China. The companies are LesViandes Laroche Inc., Ryding Regency Meat Packers Ltd., and

China Gives Approval for Glencore’s (Swiss) Acquisition of Canada’s Largest Grain Operator

Glencore International Plc won approval from China’s Ministry of Commerce on Friday for its C$6 billion ($6 billion) purchase of Canadian grain handler Viterra Inc, clearing the last regulatory hurdle for the long-delayed deal. The takeover, one of the largest in the global agriculture industry in years, was originally expected to close by late July.