Danish Crown Secures 5-Year Distribution Agreement with Alibaba’s Win-Chain; Brazil’s JBS Secures MOU with Win-Chain

Even before the first pork chop based on Danish raw material has been cut and packaged at Danish Crown’s new processing facility in China, the ‘sold-out’ sign is going up…Full Article: Danish Crown Nov 2018 Key Points In November 2018, Danish Crown secured a CNY 2.5 billion (EUR 300 million) 5-year distribution agreement to supply

Chinese Pig Companies Constructing Multi-Storey Farms in Order to Modernize the Industry

Up a narrow road on Yaji Mountain in southern China, away from any villages, sows are being checked into high-rise “hog hotels” 1,000 head per floor. Reuters reports that privately owned agricultural company Guangxi Yangxiang has got two seven-story sow-breeding operations underway and is putting up four more, including one with as many as 13

China Imposes Additional Tariffs on American Fruits, Nuts, Wine, and Pork

China suspended tariff concessions on 128 items of U.S. products including pork and fruits starting Monday [2 April 2018], according to the Ministry of Finance. The Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council has decided to impose a tariff of 15 percent on 120 items of products imported from the United States including fruits and

DAT-Schaub, Subsidiary of Danish Crown, Purchases Majority Stake in Shanghai Company

Danish Crown’s 4WD strategy specifically declares that DAT-Schaub must be a global market leader. To achieve this goal, additional capacity is required in the selecting and processing of natural casings from pigs and lambs…Full Article: Danish Crown Mar 2018 Key Points In March 2018, DAT-Schaub, a sausage-casing producer and subsidiary of Danish Crown, purchased a

Tulip Food, Subsidiary of Danish Crown, to Export Salami, Sausages, and Canned Pork Products to China

China has approved the import of Danish salami, frankfurter sausages and canned pork, top processor Danish Crown said this week, clearing the way for shipments of higher-value processed meat to the world’s top pork consumer…Full Article: South China Morning Post Feb 2018 Key Points In 2019, construction of Danish Crown’s meat processing factory in Pinghu,

Walmart, IBM, Tsinghua University, and JD.com Team Up on Implementing Blockchain Technology

Retailers Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and JD.com Inc. and technology gurus IBM Corp. and Tsinghua University have kicked off a collaboration to track food information and enhance food safety in China using blockchain technology. The four have established the Blockchain Food Safety Alliance, which allows companies to share information that is then stored by blockchain —