Starbucks to Open its First International Roaster and Reserve Tasting Room in Shanghai in 2017

Shanghai will be home to Starbucks Coffee Company’s first international roaster and reserve tasting room late 2017. The tasting room will be along Nanjing Road West, one of the busiest shopping destinations in the city, as part of the TaikooHui project…Full Article: China Daily May 2016 At a recent Starbucks shareholder meeting in Seattle, Washington

Ready-To-Drink Coffee Beverages Expected to Be Growth Market in China

China will continue to offer potential for high growth to coffee beverage players, experts said. For, new consumers are being continually attracted to support the ready-to-drink or RTD coffee and coffee pod machines, they said. Hope Lee, senior analyst of Euromonitor International, said increasingly, coffee beverage players are looking beyond younger consumers and white-collar workers

Yunnan Coffee Company to Establish Trading Center in Chongqing to Boost Exports via the Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe Railway Link

An upcoming spot trading center in Chongqing will provide the much-needed impetus for the coffee industry in China to gain global traction along with a boost from the Belt and Road Initiative. Yunnan-based coffee producer Dehong Hogood Coffee Co Ltd, the company that is setting up the center, said the center will boost trade with

Nescafé Coffee Center Construction Nearly Finished in Pu’er Industrial Park, Yunnan Province

The completion of the foundation of Nescafé Coffee Center (NCC) located in Pu’er Industrial Park in Yunnan Province marks the end of the early stage of the project. This stage involved a range of engineering work, including site flattening, piling and underground infrastructure construction, designed to lay a solid foundation for the main-body construction. Despite

Hainan Island to Transition Away From Rice and Sugar Cane Production

A Chinese provincial government is to ‘restructure’ the island’s agricultural sector in order to foster opportunities for substantial future growth. The Hainan Government held a symposium on June 22-25 where it announced various plans focused on developing 12 new industries, including tropical produce and e-commerce…Full Article: Fresh Fruit Portal July 2015 Key Point According to

Tianjin’s Tingyi Holding Corp, Pepsi’s Partner in China, Inks Deal with Starbucks

Tingyi Holding Corp, a leading food and beverage producer, has inked an agreement with global coffee chain Starbucks to manufacture and distribute the latter’s ready-to-drink products on the Chinese mainland. The move is expected to help the global coffee chain expand its footprint in China, especially in lower-tier cities, where the Seattle-based company does not