Feihe International Constructing Infant Formula Factory in Ontario to Supply the Mainland

Feihe International Inc., a top manufacturer of infant formula in China, is building a manufacturing plant valued 300 million Canadian dollars (234 million U.S. dollars) in Kingston, Canada. Leng Youbin, Chairman of Feihe International Inc. told Xinhua on Tuesday [8 August 2017] in Ottawa that Feihe board decided to invest to set up the plant

Chinese Imports of Wheat, Soybeans, Beef, and Dairy Products Continue to Rise

China’s imports of major agricultural products continued to increase fast in the first five months of the year, driven by price gaps between domestically produced products and imported products, according to the Ministry of Agriculture. Wheat imports between January and May reached 2.2 million metric tons, an increase of 67.3 percent year-on-year, while import of

Royal FrieslandCampina (Netherlands) and Fonterra (New Zealand) Promoting the Use of Dairy Ingredients in China

In an industrial kitchen in a leafy, residential suburb of central Shanghai, a quiet culinary evolution is taking place. Beside shelves stacked with butter mounds the size of bread loaves and 11 pound (5 kilogram) cheese wheels, chefs are experimenting with exotic ingredients that their New Zealand supplier, Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd, wants to become

State-Owned Henan Farm Invests in Tajik and Ukrainian Farmland

Duan Lin manages vast swathes of farmland in central China’s Henan Province. Next week, the agricultural specialist will fly to Tajikistan to inspect 1,600 hectares of farmland he runs there. Duan comes from a family of agricultural businessmen. His grandfather, Duan Shouming, was among the first generation of farmers who came in 1956 to develop

New Hope Group Plans to Invest ~US$763 million in Australia by 2020

China’s largest private agribusiness, New Hope Group and its chairman Liu Yonghao, are planning to invest 1 billion Australian dollars ($763 million) by 2020 to help grow businesses down under, according to New Hope Group’s Australian chief executive officer Nick Dowling. “I don’t think there’s necessarily any limit to what the chairman wants to invest