Peru and China’s Shandong Province Look to Strengthen Agricultural Ties

A delegation of 40 Chinese entrepreneurs will visit Peru to learn about the country’s trade opportunities and exportable offer in order to forge closer bilateral trade ties, the Association of Peruvian Exporters (ADEX) announced today [21 September 2016]. Shandong province entrepreneurs will attend the China-Peru Business Round taking place on September 22 at the guild’s

Shareholders of New Zealand’s Silver Farms Balk at 50% Sale to Bright Food’s Shanghai Maling Aquarius

Shareholders in New Zealand’s biggest meat cooperative will hold a second vote on July 11 on whether to go ahead with a tie-up with China’s biggest meat processor, although the cooperative’s board has vowed to ignore the result and press ahead with the deal. Silver Fern Farms announced the date for the special meeting Friday,

China to Invest in Kazakhstan’s Food Processing Industry

The central Asian country of Kazakhstan is the world’s eighth-largest wheat exporter, but its soviet-era agriculture industry lacks the ability to turn agriculture resources into cash. This is why when Chinese companies offered to invest 1.9 billion U.S. dollars to upgrade Kazakh food processing industry with 19 projects such as tomato, chicken and meat processing

Law Enforcement Authorities in the Provinces of Fujian and Guangdong Seize Smuggled Meat Products

A haul of 530 tonnes of smuggled meat, including contaminated or diseased chicken wings, from Brazil and the United States, was seized at a port in Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province. The meat was incinerated by customs in east China’s Xiamen City, according to police on Tuesday [15 March 2016]. The meat was destroyed by biomass

Beijing’s Largest Wholesaler of Agricultural Goods Opens its First Branch in Hebei

Beijing’s largest wholesaler Xinfadi opened its first branch in neighboring Hebei Province on Thursday [29 October 2015]. With an annual trade volume of 14 million tonnes of meat, fruit and vegetables, Xinfadi currently has 5,000 wholesalers in a vast swathe of land outside the fourth ring road in southern Beijing. The new branch is located

Chinese Consumption of Fresh Produce, Meat, and Dairy to Increase by 17% by 2025

Urbanization and a wealthier population will lift Chinese per capita consumption of fresh food by 17 percent in the next 10 years and consumers may benefit from lower food prices under China’s Belt and Road initiative, a report said on Wednesday [28 October 2015]. Chinese per capita consumption of vegetables, fruits, meat and dairy products

New Jersey Based Company Hopes to Make China’s Pork Supply Chain More Efficient

Packaging expert Sealed Air Corporation enjoyed exponential growth in China in line with the country’s burgeoning economy when it first entered the market in the 1980s. The New Jersey-headquartered company had first started out helping US beef manufacturers and exporters extend the shelf life of their products with innovative packaging, and later diversified with the