East Asia

China opens new food test lab

China opens new food test lab

By Joanne Hunter

The first food-testing laboratory in China recognised to reach international standards for pesticide screenings, melamine and heavy metal testing and microbiological analyses, was opened last month by Eurofins in Suzhou.

Is stevia’s market potential limited by cost?

Is stevia’s market potential limited by cost?

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Stevia’s expense compared to other sweeteners is a major market limitation, according to a new paper on the stevia market, although industry players say they are working to bring its price down.

China lifts DHEA ban

China lifts DHEA ban

By Shane Starling

The Chinese government has lifted the ban it placed on the manufacture and export of DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone) in the lead up to the Beijing Olympic Games in August.

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