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Chinese pork import market drops in 2016

Chinese pork import market drops in 2016

By Aidan Fortune

The Chinese pork import market has fallen behind the exceptional performance of 2016 in recent months, according to a recent study by England’s AHDB Pork.

Slingsby Navy Strength Gin. Picture: The Dieline.

Slingsby Gin gains recognition in China

By Jenny Eagle

Slingsby Navy Strength Gin distributed by Spirit of Harrogate has been recognized by the China Wine & Spirits Awards (CWSA) for Best Value 2017.

The deal comes as part of Holland & Barrett’s plans for major international expansion to make its global franchises bigger than its UK and Ireland core.

1000 Holland & Barrett franchise stores to open in India

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Health and nutrition retailer Holland & Barrett has secured a £20m (€25.44m) deal with Indian hospital chain Apollo Hospitals, an agreement which will see 1000 franchise stores open across India over the next five years.

Alibaba has appointed its first UK md Amee Chande

Alibaba opens UK office for euro expansion

By Michael Stones

Global online retail giant the Alibaba Group has appointed a UK md to run its UK office, as part of plans to expand its business empire into Europe and facilitate sales to China.


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