Chongqing’s Shizhu Tujia Autonomous County Focuses on TCM Cultivation

By offering their lands to a herb planting cooperative, more than 400 farming households in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality have received a total of over 200,000 yuan (30,000 U.S. dollars) in dividends so far this year. The farmers live in Shizhu Tujia Autonomous County and are anticipating more dividends from the cooperative. They are looking

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

Hunan Official Exposes Potential Corruption over the Renaming of Southern China’s Honeysuckle Flower

An official in China’s south-central Hunan Province took matters into his own hands and used his microblog to report official corruption in China’s Food and Drug Administration (CFDA). He charged that for almost a decade growers of a sweet-smelling herb in southern China have lost millions due to the CFDA’s actions. Lu Qun is deputy

Nestlé to Enter Traditional (Herbal) Chinese Medicine Market

The world’s biggest food group Nestlé is moving into traditional Chinese medicine by joining forces with Chinese pharmaceutical group Chi-Med, the Swiss group said on Wednesday. The new entity, called Nutrition Science Partners (NSP), is to be owned equally by the two parties, Nestle said, without revealing any of the financials behind the deal. NSP will