People's Republic Of China

Meat Expo China was held in Shanghai

China meat sector pumps cash into automation

By Wang Fangqing, in Shanghai

With demand for quality and safe meat products consistently increasing within mainland China, a major industry conference in Shanghai has heard how purchases of processing machinery are also on the rise.

Sainsbury's own-label tea has gone down well in China thanks to its Alibaba partnership

Sainsbury's food is a top Chinese seller

By Mike Stones

Sainsbury has forged a new partnership with Alibaba to sell British food and drink products in China, the retailer revealed last month, shortly before the Chinese online giant appointed its first UK md to lead expansion into the European market.

Meat Expo China will be held on 25-27 November 2015 in Shanghai

Messe Frankfurt in China meat show deal

By Chloe Ryan

The leading trade fair for the Chinese meat industry, Meat Expo China, is to be co-organised for the first time by Messe Frankfurt, after it signed a deal with the Chinese government subsidiary, the Circulation Industry Promotion Centre (CIPC).

Weetabix's Alpen lineup for China includes a green tea & dark chocolate bar

Weetabix unveils Alpen bars for Chinese market

By Lynda Searby

Alpen bars targeting busy professionals are the first Weetabix products to be formulated specifically for the Chinese market, following the UK company’s majority buy-out by Chinese conglomerate Bright Foods in 2012.

Han Zheng, secretary of the Communist Party of China Shanghai Municipal Committee


Shanghai municipal chief urges greater protection for whistleblowers

By RJ Whitehead

Journalists and whistleblowers should be given more protection as they expose food safety scandals, Shanghai’s chief official told a municipal meeting in the wake of last week’s expired meat scandal that has embroiled a number of international fast food...


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