British Food and Drink Delegation Visits Beijing and Shanghai

A group of UK food and drink makers returned from China on Monday [25 September 2017] after marketing British-made delicacies there, including clotted cream from Cornwall and gin and juice from Devon. Nine food and drink manufacturers, drawn mainly from Southwest England, participated in the weeklong trade mission. The trip was organized and funded by

Refrigerated Train Service Begins in Xinjiang Region with the Importation of Concentrate Juice

The first refrigerated-container train in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region left Horgos Saturday [10 June 2017] for the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou. The train with 40 refrigerated-containers is 620 meters long. It carried about 1,160 tonnes of concentrate juice from the border port of Horgos to Hangzhou…Full Article: ECNS.cn June 2017 Key Point

Coca-Cola and COFCO Joint-Venture Opens Bottling Plant in Hunan Province

Coca-Cola, the global leader in the beverage industry, announced Tuesday [11 April 2017] that its biggest bottling plant in central China began operating in Hunan Province. The new plant is designed to accommodate nine production lines — four for water products, four for sparkling beverages and one for juice and juice drinks. Four lines were

Finnish Board-and-Pulp Mill Begins Operation in Guangxi Region

Finnish papermaker Stora Enso on Thursday [16 June 2016] put a 19-billion-yuan ($2.9 billion) board-and-pulp mill into production in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The mill, the largest single investment by a northern European company in China, is designed to churn out 450,000 tons of liquid packaging board and other high-end board products annually…Full

Poland Looking to Increase Exports of Fruit, Dairy, Meat, and Sweets to Hong Kong

Twenty-three Polish agricultural and food companies will take part in this year’s Food Expo fair in Hong Kong which starts on August 14 [2014], deputy head of Agricultural Market Agency (ARR) Lucjan Zwolak said on Monday [4 August 2014]. Poland’s government and Polish entrepreneurs have been looking for new markets and China is a very

China to Adopt Stricter Standards on Pesticide Residue Limits for its Farm Produce

A stricter standard on pesticide residue for farm produce in China will take effect on Friday [1 August 2014]. The new standard includes 3,650 indices detailing the maximum allowable residue [MRL] for 387 pesticides on 284 types of food, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and the National Health and Family Planning Commission, which jointly