US Infant Formula’s Chinese Subsidiary Fined by the SEC for Bribing Healthcare Officials in China

The U.S. Department of Justice has officially closed an investigation related to bribery charges involving Mead Johnson Nutrition Co, the formula maker’s China subsidiary said Wednesday [29 July 2015], following an agreement reached between the company and U.S. regulators. According to a statement that Mead Johnson Nutrition (China) sent to the Global Times on Wednesday,

Chile Battles the USA for China’s Agricultural Import Market

China will become Chile’s main importer of foodstuffs in a decade, Chilean ambassador to China Jorge Heine wrote in a Chilean newspaper Tuesday [12 May 2015]. Chile currently rivals the United States in exporting foodstuffs to China and “there aren’t too many markets in which Chile competes head to head with the United States,” said

Hormel Foods, Makers of Spam, to Establish a Meat Processing Facility in Zhejiang Province

Buoyed by the strong, sustained demand for its meat products in China, the United States-based Hormel Foods Corp is looking to further expand investment in the nation, company officials said on Thursday. The Austin, Minnesota-based Hormel formally broke ground for its largest individual facility in China in the Jiaxing Economic and Technological Zone of Zhejiang