One in five Beijingers is obese
Hershey has earmarked China’s thriving e-commerce channel as a future growth driver despite setbacks in the country’s overall confectionery market.
Growth for spirits lies in export markets such as China, India, Brazil and South East Asia as EU consumption slumps, says trade association spiritsEUROPE.
US agribusiness giant, Cargill, has opened an animal nutrition technology application center (TAC) in Hebei, China, which it said incurred an investment of $6.2 million
FTA will have bigger benefit for China than Australia, critics say
Global demand for food processing machinery will rise by 7.6% per annum to $73bn in 2019, according to The Freedonia Group industry research firm.
China to bolster import regulations after spate of substandard imports
Executives from Chinese largest dairy Yili travelled to Europe this month as part of a "world benchmarking tour."
China is still one of the biggest markets for vision systems, says EVT (Eye Vision Technology) as it launches the EyeScan 3D for its image processing software.
Chinese police have detained 17 people after they foiled a gang that had been smuggling beef from Japan.
Finnish food-agriculture giant Raisio has launched its cholesterol-lowering, plant stanol-based Benecol brand in China in a powder form via mostly medical channels in its big coastal cities.
Nestle has moved to strengthen its Chinese ice cream business with investments totalling RMB100m (US$16m) at its plants in Tianjin and Guangzhou.
General Mills has launched the Yoplait yogurt brand in China - a move described as a "major milestone" for the US food giant.
Global CoQ10 leader Kaneka has lost a longrunning patent infringement case against French and Chinese suppliers and ordered to pay €80,000 in damages by a French appeals court.
China donates US$50m to develop food supplies in emerging countries
A lack of dietary variety is creating nutritional imbalances in a large number of young children in urban China, a Nestlé-sponsored study suggests.
Xi orders greater vigilance over public safety
Now with one in every four people in the country being overweight, China has placed second in the list of countries with the largest number of obese inhabitants, leading analysts...
The University of California Davis (UC Davis) has signed an agreement with officials from a Chinese city to coordinate research and training activities in food safety.
The “easy money has been made” for Chinese and international infant formula companies as they prepare for the rush for powdered baby food to tail off over the next five...
Indian dairy giant Amul has partnered with the Mongolian Institute of Technology to help develop an "effective milk procurement system" in the country.
For consumers in newly wealthy countries like China and South Korea, nutrition is not improving at anywhere near the pace their nations’ economies are growing, a leading think tank believes. ...
China will only manage to feed itself if its policymakers continue to shift their ideals from self sufficiency towards a heavier reliance on international trade and stronger property rights for...
Chinese imports of maize are expected to be cut from three to two million tons in 2015/16, reports the grain market analysis division of a UK agriculture research agency.
A new study shows curcumin is effective in improving the immune status of weaned piglets, and could be part of a producer’s toolbox in a shift away from antibiotics.