Chinese soft drinks manufacturer Wahaha has signed a deal with the UK’s Nottingham University to collaborate on research and development covering areas including bioenergy, food technology and electric motors.
Going online in China is a cost-effective, viable alternative for food and beverage brands entering the country amid sky-high entry costs and structural inefficiencies in traditional retailers, according to a new report.
NSF International’s dietary and food ingredients testing facility in Shanghai has achieved accreditation from the China National Accreditation Service (CNAS), a move that will drive standards among Chinese suppliers, according to an industry expert.
China’s food and beverage sector is booming but underpinned by a painful past that continues to influence consumer sentiment and government regulations, says an author whose book is banned in the country.
Long term growth for probiotic products in China will require considerable market education, according to Chr. Hansen, which is showcasing an anti-constipation concept containing its BB-12 strain Food Ingredients China this month.
Sensient Technologies has opened a new plant in Guangzhou, China, including offices and laboratories for the production of flavors, colors, fragrances, and pharmaceutical coatings, the company has said.