Emerging Floral in China

The floral world in China is expanding and becoming more like the U.S. market. While mass market floral sales in China in supermarkets and convenience stores have yet to be developed, e-commerce companies are increasingly playing a significant role in delivering fresh-cut flower bouquets to consumers in China.

Canada’s Red Meat Industry Seeks Government Action Over China Situation

September 5, 2019 Canadian Meat Council

The cost of the “temporary suspension” of Canadian pork and beef exports to China imposed on June 25 is approaching $100 million and the longer it continues, the greater the risk to Canadian jobs. As we enter the third month of suspension, the pork and beef sectors are calling on the Government to make clear their strategy to reopen the Chinese market and ensure we have more options for export diversification when such issues arise.

Apple Growers Brace for New Round of Chinese Tariffs

August 29, 2019 U.S. Apple Association

The U.S. apple industry finally achieved full—and reciprocal—access to the Chinese market in 2015, and in just three years it grew to be U.S. growers’ number six export market. Until the onset of trade tensions with the country in 2018, China was viewed as having significant growth potential for U.S. apples.

A Giant Team Effort Brings Strawberries to Costco’s First China Warehouse Club

Working together: a key component of California Giant’s strategic plan implemented over a year ago when COO, Joe Barsi began leading the company’s operations. This week, Costco Wholesale opened the doors to its first China warehouse club location, but not without fresh California Giant berries on display – a task accepted with diligence from the berry company.

America’s Seafood Exports to Lobster-Loving China Plummet, Snared in Tariff Trap

U.S. lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift the seafood business farther north.