Cargill Says China Offers Hope for Meat Markets

March 30, 2020 Bloomberg

The meat and poultry shelves at grocers are running empty from Australia to Italy and the U.S. But Cargill Inc., the world’s largest agricultural commodity trader, says look to China for hope of a brighter future.

China Proposes Standards on Hormone Residues in Beef After U.S. Trade Deal

March 13, 2020 Dominique Patton, Reuters

China has drawn up food safety standards on residue limits of growth hormones in beef, a move seen as a further step towards opening up its market to American imports of the meat.

‘Not Enough Pork in the World’ to Deal With China’s Demand for Meat

Pork is a big deal in China. The average Chinese person gets through about 30kg of pork a year (by comparison, people in US eat about 26kg of beef a year and UK consumers about 18kg).

China Focus: Horticulture Expo Reflects Blooming Floral Industry in China

October 14, 2019 Xinhua

Drawing more than nine million visitors in 162 days, the just concluded International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing was a vivid reflection of China’s blooming floral industry in recent years.

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.