Usage of Agricultural Drones in China Not a Simple Matter

Chinese farmers faced with labor shortages are turning to crop-dusting drones. But this newfound love for the cost-saving devices may not be good news for farmers and consumers as a lack of regulations and industry standards may lead to the abuse of pesticides and fertilizers, experts warned…Full Article: Caixin Oct 2017 Key Points From 2014

Researcher Scientists from South China Agricultural University Create GM Purple Rice

Researchers in China have successfully created genetically modified purple rice that is rich in antioxidants and thus has the potential to reduce the risk of cancer and other diseases, according to the study published this week in the journal Molecular Plant. The added health benefits of the new rice came from high levels of anthocyanins,

Customs Officials in Guangdong Province Seize Smuggled Red Wine

Customs authorities in south China’s Guangdong Province announced Wednesday they have arrested 29 suspects in a crackdown on red wine smuggling…Full Article: Xinhua June 2017 Key Points Huangpu Customs (Guangzhou) seized 490 MTs of smuggled of wine. The smugglers were active in the Guangdong cities of Zhuhai, Dongguan, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen. In March 2017, Huangpu

DuPoint and Guangzhou Wanglaoji Pharmaceutical Team Up to Launch Probiotic Beverages

Traditional Chinese herbal tea producer Guangzhou Wanglaoji Pharmaceutical Co Ltd announced plans to work with the United States-based science and technology major DuPont to launch probiotic products-which have bacteria and yeast that are good for health, especially the digestive system, to tap growing market demand…Full Article: ECNS.cn Mar 2017 Key Points The primary target consumer

New Air Route Between Mexico City and Guangzhou Planned for May 2017

The planned new air route linking Guangzhou and Mexico City is anticipated to enhance trade and travel between South China and the Latin American country. China Southern Airlines plans to launch the Guangzhou-Vancouver-Mexico City route in May [2017], flying Boeing 787 Dreamliners three times a week, said the Guangzhou-based carrier…Full Article: China Daily Jan 2017