Tuesday, February 23, 2021
China to boost grain yields and safeguard swine production to boost food security
China aims to increase grain yields, improve support for its domestic seed industry, and safeguard domestic swine production to boost food security following the COVID-19 pandemic, based on a recently published key policy document, Reuters ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
China fast-food chain adds plant-based JUST Egg to menu
Alternative protein producer Eat Just, Inc. announced January 5 that Dicos, one of China's leading fast-food chains, added plant-based JUST Egg to its menu at over 500 locations.
Friday, December 4, 2020
Cobb Champion Awards go to Shandong Fengxiang and Tyson Foods China
Shandong Fengxiang is the winner of the Single Flock Award in the 2020 Cobb Champion Awards, Cobb announced.
Thursday, December 3, 2020
China requires imported cold-chain food products to undergo nucleic acid test
China's State Administration for Market Regulation said no imported cold-chain food products will be permitted for sale in the country without a report to show the product has undergone a nucleic acid test for COVID-19 coronavirus traces, R ...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
China's trade partners unhappy with aggressive COVID-19 testing on imported foods
Major food producing nations are unhappy with China's strict COVID-19 tests on imported food products, comparing the action to a trade restriction, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
GAA-supported China Seafood Summit to be held in Shanghai, China on November 10
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) will participate in the fourth annual China Seafood Summit this year, the organistion said.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Impossible Foods expands to Singapore and Hong Kong grocery stores, possibly entering China
Impossible Foods' plant-based beef burgers will be sold in grocery stores in Singapore and Hong Kong from Oct 20, as it boosts is Asian presence gearing up for possible entry into the mainland China market, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Meyn's Rapid Plus M4.2 voted number one food processing machine at CIMIE, China
Meyn's Rapid Plus M4.2 was recently voted the number one food processing machine at the 18th China International Meat Industry Exhibition 2020 (CIMIE 2020).
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
CP Foods supports subsidiary's acquisition of swine businesses in China
The board of directors of Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CP Foods) has agreed on September 11 to propose for shareholders' approval of its subsidiary in China to acquire 43 companies in swine businesses.
Thursday, September 3, 2020
China facing food security issues over corn shortage
Rising corn prices are fueling food security concerns in China, with food inflation rising to record levels and President Xi Jinping calling for a stop to food wastage, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Tyson Foods wants to lift ban on exports to China from its Arkansas poultry plant
Dean Banks, Tyson Foods president said they hope to discuss with China about lifting a ban on exports to the country imposed on its Arkansas poultry plant, where workers were detected to have COVID-19, Reuters reported.
Sunday, July 26, 2020
China Xiangtai Food grows hog business in Guangxi
China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd. has entered into a lease agreement to expand its hog breeding business in Guangxi province through its primary operating subsidiary, Chongqing Penglin Food Co. Ltd., Financial News Media reported.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Food safety governance in China: From supervision to coregulation
The food control and regulatory system in China is beset by several challenges. While firms have to reduce their costs in pursuit of benefits, customers are increasingly focusing on safety and quality of food products. Although the Chinese ...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
China's seafood demand crashes on virus contamination fears
A resurgence in coronavirus infections in Beijing that was traced to imported salmon in a wholesale food market in the capital has plunged China's seafood demand this month, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
More global food exporters to China declare shipments free from COVID-19
Grains and meat exporters from the United States, Brazil and Canada have agreed to or decidingto meetChina's request to declare their shipments to the country free from COVID-19, Reuters reported.

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