All articles by Peter Peverelli

Peter Peverelli

Despite challenges, Lunar New Year remains lucrative for China’s food manufacturers

Covid-19 and supply-chain problems are making this one of the more challenging Lunar New Year trading periods in recent memory.

From nationalism to the rise of the elderly – the food trends to watch in China in 2022

Just Food’s China market columnist Peter Peverelli offers us a flavour of what to keep an eye on next year.

Muscling in on China’s market for packaged meat products

Just Food columnist Peter Peverelli chews over the local habits and tastes driving China’s market for packaged and processed meat products.

How China’s consumers are demanding food to make you look good

There is growing interest in China in ‘cosmetic food’, fortified foods that are not just ‘good for you’, but make you ‘look good’. Peter Peverelli digs into what consumers are looking for.

Are China’s female consumers holding more than their half of the sky?

Just Food’s China market columnist Peter Peverelli weighs up the influence of female consumers – and their spending power – on the Chinese food market.

The super-trends driving food innovation in China

Just Food’s China columnist Peter Peverelli believes there are two trends at the centre of product innovation in China’s food industry all manufacturers need to think about.

China’s three-child policy – what could be the opportunities for food companies?

The cost of children may limit births but there could be gains for some companies.

Protein, traditional flavours driving China’s yogurt market

Covid-19 has sparked a flurry of innovation in China’s growing yogurt market – a category dominated by domestic brands. Peter Peverelli sets out what consumers are looking for.

Covid-19 sweetens China’s interest in functional candy

That Covid-19 has increased demand for healthier products is being seen in markets worldwide. just-food’s Peter Peverelli writes that, in China, the trend is even creating opportunities for confectionery.

On the rise – China’s booming home-baking market

China’s locked-down consumers, like others elsewhere, turned to home-baking to keep occupied and feed families during the pandemic. It is, though, a relatively new trend locally.