Traditional Chinese Medicine Farmers in Gansu Province Profit from Selenium Rich Plants

Farmers in northwest China are finding new ways to increase their incomes by growing herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). For many years farmers in Weiyuan County, Gansu Province [south of Lanzhou], have made their living by growing TCM herbs like astragalus mongholicus and angelica, but profits have always been thin and the living

Researchers in Gansu Province Develop NPK-rich Waste Water from Potato Processing Factories for Potential Irrigation Use

Scientists in China have developed a way of making fertilizer from waste water discharged by potato processing plants, solving a pollution problem which has held back China’s potato ambitions. China sees potatoes as a new staple food to ensure food security, but protein-rich water discharged by starch processors, a major buyer of the spuds, has

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

COFCO and Coca-Cola Factory in Gansu Province Accused of Manipulating Water Pollution Data

Officials at a Coca-Cola bottling plant in Northwest China’s Gansu Province said on Thursday [22 October 2015] a faulty use of online monitoring equipment led to inaccurate sewage data, after it was accused by local environmental authorities of forging data. An internal investigation found that the employee on duty discovered unstable data of monitored sewage,

Belarusian Gomselmash and China’s Zongshen Corporation to Establish Two Farm Machinery Factories in Gansu and Hebei

The Belarusian manufacturer of agricultural machines Gomselmash will work together with the Chinese corporation Zongshen to set up two factories in China to make harvesters, BelTA learned from Sergei Gapeyev, Gomselmash’s Deputy Director for Regional Sales, Head of the Office for Sales in China. The factories will be located in Gansu Province and Hebei Province

GM Debate Intensifies as Gansu Province Orders Food Vendors to Display GM Food on Separate Shelves

The food and drug authority in Northwest China’s Gansu Province on Thursday told markets to set up special zones for genetically modified (GM) food. The move was designed to guarantee the consumers’ right to know what they are buying…Full Article: The Global Times Dec 2013 Key point By 1 March 2014, Gansu food vendors must