Starbucks to Open its First International Roaster and Reserve Tasting Room in Shanghai in 2017

Shanghai will be home to Starbucks Coffee Company’s first international roaster and reserve tasting room late 2017. The tasting room will be along Nanjing Road West, one of the busiest shopping destinations in the city, as part of the TaikooHui project…Full Article: China Daily May 2016 At a recent Starbucks shareholder meeting in Seattle, Washington

Australian Fruit Growers Hope to Find Distribution Channels via Dongfang Modern

Dongfang Modern Agriculture Holding Group, China’s No.2 producer of citrus fruit, said it was considering distributing fruit grown by Australian farmers in the Chinese mainland. That could be good news for Australia’s faltering push to brand itself as “Asia’s fruit bowl”, with exports of fruit from the country to China still only standing at around