Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Legend Holdings, Joyvio Group, to Acquire a 94% Stake in Chile’s Australis Seafoods

Chinese investment firm Legend Holdings announced on Monday [19 November 2018] that its wholly owned subsidiary Joyvio has agreed to purchase a majority stake in Chilean salmon producer Australis Seafoods SA. Joyvio will buy a 94.47 percent stake in Australis Seafoods for $880 million, Singapore-based news website zaobao.com reported…Full Article: The Global Times Nov 2018

Shenzhen is Largest Fresh Fruit Importer in Mainland China

Shenzhen, a southeast China metropolis that borders Hong Kong, imported the largest amount of fruit nationwide in 2017 with a share of over 40 percent. The Shenzhen port imported 1.08 million tonnes of fruit last year, an annual increase of 5.68 percent, Shenzhen Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau said Thursday…Full Article: Xinhua Feb 2018 Key

China Exports Pears to Chile

The Association of Exporters of Chile AG (ASOEX), together with the Ministry of Agriculture and the Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG), celebrated the first import of Chinese pears to Chile with a colorful ceremony on Friday morning at the Jumbo supermarket in Santiago…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Dec 2017 Key Point Chile imported two containers of

China’s National Fruit: A Market Snapshot of Kiwifruit

Overview China accounts for just over half of the world’s kiwifruit output, with the bulk of production occurring in the southern counties of Shaanxi Province. New Zealand and Chile dominate China’s kiwifruit import market, with nearly all supply entering via the port cities of Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and Tianjin. Since 2013, New Zealand supply

Hong Kong Adds Romania and Central Chile’s Quilpue to List of Banned Poultry Exporters

Hong Kong authorities announced Tuesday [10 January 2017] that they have banned the import of poultry meat and products from Chile’s Quilpue and Romania…Full Article: The Global Times Jan 2017 Key Point Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) banned poultry imports from Quilpue [~80 miles northeast of Santiago] due to an outbreak of low