County in Guangdong Province Announces Production Decline in Lychee Due to Heavy Rainfall

Due to prolonged rains in Guangdong province, the output of lychee from Zengcheng, a county-level city in Guangzhou, is expected to drop by 40% this year. Yao Wenhao, deputy director of Zengcheng agricultural bureau, confirmed the steep drop in lychee production, adding that just 7,900 tons will be produced because of persistent heavy rains over

Guangzhou to Construct 3 Quality Control Areas in Order to Improve Food Safety

Guangzhou, the provincial capital of Guangdong province, plans to invest 1.1 billion yuan ($176 million) to help build “a city of safe food and medicine” in three years, Guangzhou Daily reported. Yao Jianming, director of Guangzhou Food and Drug Administration, said the money will be used to build three food examination areas and improve eight

Japan’s Aeon Group Opens First MaxValu-Branded Premium Food Supermarket in Guangzhou

Japanese retail and financial services giant Aeon Group has opened the first MaxValu-branded premium food supermarket in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. The move means that Aeon now has all of its three retail brands — Jusco, MaxValu and Aeon Mall — present in the Chinese market. The new MaxValu store in Guangzhou has a floor area

Japanese Italian-Style Restaurant Chain to Establish Food Production Unit in Guangzhou (Southern China)

Restaurant chain operator Saizeriya Co. will set up a food production subsidiary in Guangzhou in China’s Guangdong Province by the end of the month. The move is part of Saizeriya’s effort to strengthen overseas operations. The new unit will produce pizzas, meat sauce and other foods that will be supplied to Saizeriya restaurants in Guangzhou,