Shandong Food Processor Signs Agreement with US-owned Potato Processor to Produce French Fries

TaiMei Potato Industry Ltd, a Chinese potato processor belonging to Lamb Weston, signed an agreement with American Lorain Corporation, to produce the Lorain brand of French fries in China…Full Article: Frozen Food Europe Feb 2016 Key Point TaiMei Potato produced 10 metric tons of French fries per hour. ChinaAg Comments Founded in 2010 and headquartered

Yum Brands “Standardization” of Little Sheep’s Restaurant Operations and Menu May Have Stymied Growth Potential

As more and more successful consumer-facing Chinese brands get into the hands of foreign investors, a saga of mixed fortunes and bittersweet experiences is unfolding across the country. The famous hot pot restaurant chain Little Sheep is a classic case study. There was a time, not very long ago, when January-February, China’s coldest period of

China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) to Target Corrupt Officials Involved in Food Safety Crimes

National prosecutors are to step up their efforts to investigate misconduct among officials in food safety-related crimes, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate said on Wednesday [5 August 2015]. “Contaminated and harmful food will seriously harm people’s health, undermine economic order because it is sold much cheaper, and affect social stability. We will resolutely fight against such

Potato Expo in Beijing Highlights Chinese Market Potential

Potatoes seem like an unlikely ingredient for ice cream, but the allure of tasting the strange concoction had dozens of visitors lining-up at the China Kitchen exhibition at the 2015 World Potato Congress in Beijing. The 1,000-square-meter stall was serving up to 100 potato-based foods, from noodles to sweet purple drinks, developed by Xisen Potato

Chinese Dairy Company and US Dairy Cooperative to Build Factory in Kansas

China’s second-largest dairy producer and the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) cooperative will build a plant in Kansas to produce powdered milk for the world’s most populous country. DFA will invest $70 million and Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd will put up $30 million for the plant, which will produce 80,000 metric tons

Pepsi and China’s Ministry of Agriculture Organize Training Course on Potato Production in Inner Mongolia

Around 30 agro-technicians and management professionals from more than 10 provinces and autonomous regions, including Shandong, Anhui and Gansu, completed a three-day training course co-organized by PepsiCo and the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Thursday [26 June 2014]. During the course, which focuses on sustainable potato farming and farm management,