Georgia and China stand at the beginning of a new stage of relations where agriculture is the focus. Thanks to Chinese support, more than 30 greenhouses will be built in Marneuli – a town in the Kvemo Kartli region of southern Georgia. In addition, China will provide Georgia with irrigation/reclamation machinery worth $9 million USD.
A new beer made with Chinese tea in Syracuse, New York, points to new opportunities for Chinese high-end teas as interest grows abroad despite disappointing 2014 export figures. In early February, Empire Brewing Co started brewing the unique tasting Two Dragons beer with Jingwei Fu tea, a type of fermented tea produced in Shaanxi province.
China will soon become the world’s largest blueberry consumer and producer, said industry leaders. Andres Armstrong, chairman of the International Blueberry Organization, told the 2014 International Blueberry Congress on Friday, in Qingdao, Shandong province, that China will overtake the United States in the near future. Armstrong, who is also executive director of the Chilean Blueberry Committee,
Several provinces in China are seeking over 1,000 halal products from Malaysia and some of them have been identified by the government. Agriculture director-general Datuk Ahmad Zakaria Sidek said for a start, products like lemongrass tea, chocolate and cookies would be exported to the provinces…Full Article: Bernama June 2014 Key Point Malaysia’s Director-General of Agriculture
After the volatility and collapse of pu’er tea prices in 2007 [CNY 20 per kg or ~US$2.60 per kg], prices of the Yunnan tea were relatively stable for five years. Since 2013, however, the price of the famous tea has begun to creep up, with some of the older varieties having almost doubled in value,
It is a conventional wisdom among Chinese people that after a heavy meal, a cup of Pu’er tea will help to cut the grease and remove excessive fat from the body. Now China’s giant medical group Tasly has taken the ambitious step of trying to make it “the third coffee” for people in the West.
Data from Nanfang Metropolis Daily shows that the total market scale of Chinese tea industry is about 200 billion yuan [US$32.1 billion] and the agricultural outputs are 72.9 billion yuan [US$11.7 billion]. There are over 100 million practitioners involving in Chinese tea industry, in which about 80 million are tea growers. Besides, the surface of
With leading coffee retailers announcing massive expansion plans across China and a new generation of cafe loving consumers, the market for cafes in China has never been better. Indeed, the boom in cafe culture in China has been highlighted by new research from Mintel revealing numbers of cafes in China have doubled over the past
JiaDuoBao is topping the canned drink market through the first 9 months of 2012 with 11.12% of the total sales, followed by Coca Cola (10.27%) and Lulu brand almond milk (10.03%), according to data published by China Industrial Information Issuing Center (CIIIC). It’s the sixth year for JDB to top the best-sold canned drinks since
China’s two herbal tea giants WangLaoJi and JiaDuoBaoare began a new battle in the advertising war on CCTV’s prime-time advertising pre-sale auction. It was reported that JiaDuobao spent 86 million yuan [$13.8 million] for the first unit of 10-second ad space after XinwenLianbo (National News Reports). It’s the first open bidding program for CCTV’s pre-sale