Starbucks China to Open Italian-themed Café in Shanghai

Starbucks will set up the first Italian food-featured cafe in China, highlighting Italian dishes and drinks, the company said Friday [15 February 2019]. The move came as part of the U.S. coffeehouse chain company’s efforts to carry out a “purpose-driven growth agenda to play the long game in China,” according to the company’s statement…Full Article:

Chinese-owned Uruguayan Meat Exporter Looks to Increase Supply to the Mainland

Eyeing growing appetite among Chinese consumers for premium meat, Uruguayan meatpacker Rondatel SA is looking to expand export of its distinctive black-pack meat products to the Chinese market. The slick packaging is eye-catching, and it also has an innovative label that tracks the contents from pasture to plate…Full Article: China Daily Feb 2019 Key Points

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

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