Hong Kong Suspends Poultry Imports from Maine-et-Loire Over H5N3 Bird Flu

The food safety authority of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) announced Wednesday [27 September 2017] a ban on import of poultry meat and eggs from Maine-et-Loire Department of France…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Point Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) banned poultry imports, including eggs, from the Maine-et-Loire, west-central France, due

Nestlé Waters Hopes to Increase Sales of Perrier and San Pellegrino in China

Perrier has made quite a splash since Nestle SA launched the brand in China 20 years ago. Famous for its elegantly-shaped green bottle, the sparkling mineral water label has enjoyed unprecedented high growth this summer. Sister brand San Pellegrino has also cut a dash in the more upmarket restaurants across the country…Full Article: ENCS.cn Sept

Beijing Sanyuan Foods and Fosun Close to Purchasing France’s St Hubert

Fosun International, the Chinese insurance-to-tourism conglomerate, and Beijing Sanyuan Foods are close to a joint deal to buy French margarine and health food maker St Hubert from Montagu Private Equity, according to a joint statement from the two Chinese firms…Full Article: South China Morning Post July 2017 Key Points The Chinese acquisition of St Hubert,