Alibaba’s Tmall to Distribute Driscoll’s Strawberries and Chicken of the Sea’s Canned Seafood

Following through on a pledge to support American employment, online retailer Alibaba Group Holding is teaming up with two U.S.-based food companies to sell in the Chinese market…Full Article: Nikkei Asian Review June 2017 Key Point In June 2017, during the Gateway business conference in Detroit, Alibaba Group (Tmall) signed Memorandum of Understanding agreements with

Cambodian-Hong Kong Joint Venture Signs MoU with Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture to Develop Fish Farm

A Chinese firm has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to develop an industrial-sized fish farm, the country’s first facility on such a large scale. Jianyutang (Cambodia) Fish­­­ery will be responsible for building fish stocks to manage sustainable fisheries, developing aquaculture technology, generate investment, and promoting more

Shanghai Food and Drug Administration Detects High Chemical Residues in Samples of Vegetables, Fresh Fish, Flour, and Tofu

Two batches of vegetables sold at Lotus and Tesco outlets in Shanghai were found to contain excessive pesticide residue, the city’s food watchdog said. A batch of celery sold at the Chuanchang outlet of Lotus and supplied by Shanghai Jiangqiao Wholesale Market was found to contain 3.6 milligrams of chlorpyrifos residue per kilogram — 71

Chinese US$2.1 Billion Proposal to Fish Andros Island, Bahamas, Under Consideration

Support is quickly mounting for a petition against the consideration and granting of a $2.1 billion proposal for the development of agriculture and fisheries in Andros that was pitched to the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources by the government’s ambassador to China. The petition, titled “Bahamians Against Chinese Fishing” was created last Thursday [3

Kyrgyzstan Eager to Export Meat, Milk and Fish to China

Kyrgyzstan hopes to export to China meat, milk and fish. The first Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammetkaly Abulgaziev announced such data today [13 October 2016] at a meeting of the Kyrgyz-Chinese intergovernmental commission…Full Article: 24.kg Oct 2016 Key Point The Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan also noted a need to launch direct flights between