Danone sells stake in Coca-Cola courted, Chinese juice firm
Danone has agreed to sell its stake in China Huiyuan Juice Group for significantly less than what Coca-Cola offered before its acquisition bid was blocked last year by Chinese competition authorities.
Chinese demand drives BI plant expansion
Dietary supplement and functional food ingredients company, BI Nutraceuticals is adding a fifth mill at it’s Suzhou manufacturing capacity to boost output by 35 percent in response to customer demand.
China takes out $100m food safety loan
The World Bank is to lend China $100m in a bid to improve food safety in the country as it recognised the government had made food safety a top priority.
Chinese potential for Euro food firms
The European food and beverage industry could benefit from joint business opportunities in China, says Commissioner, especially for products that have already gained recognition on that market.
Nestle targets health and wellness with new Beijing R&D centre
Nestle is investing CHF 11.5 million (€7.8 million) in a new research and development centre in Beijing to focus on health and wellness.
EU minister in China to discuss improved food safety
The EU's top health representative is meeting with China's
officials this week in a bid to ensure processors and others get
safe supplies from a country beset by problems with its quality
Rising quality of life strengthens Chinese confectionery market
Greater demand, rising incomes and changing consumer habits make
China a strong potential confectionery market, according to a new
Asian Citrus eyes new taste for juice in China
Asian Citrus, China's largest orange plantation owner, is readying
to launch high-value, freshly squeezed orange juice for wealthier
Chinese consumers happy to spend more on convenient food products.
Chinese R&D bearing fruit for DSM
Leading vitamin maker DSM is tapping into Chinese scientific
prowess to help it beat competition from players within this very
China bans poultry imports to stop bird flu spreading
China has banned imports of poultry products from 14 countries as
one of a raft of new measures to help prevent the spread of bird
China notches up alarming rise in foodborne illness
There has been a rapid increase in the incidence of foodborne
parasitic diseases, stemming from the country's burgeoning demand
for raw food, according to new figures from the Chinese government.
Danone ups stake in Chinese dairy giant
French dairy giant Danone has received approval from the Chinese
authorities to more than double its existing stake in China's
biggest dairy company, Tom Armitage reports.
Chinese firms to appeal US anti-dumping ruling
Thirty-two Chinese companies are to appeal against a ruling by the
US Department of Commerce which found them guilty of dumping large
quantities of shrimps onto the US market and imposed punitive
China Food expands capacity, despite mixed results
China Food Industries has announced plans to triple the size of its
cold room facilities, despite announcing a fall in sales for the
full year ending in December.
Carlsberg invests in North West China
Danish brewer Carlsberg has acquired a 34.5 per cent stake in Wusu
Brewery, located in the Xinjiang Autonomus region. The move
represents Carlsberg's ambitions to increase its presence in the
less developed Western provinces.