All change in China

China gets the snacking habit

The snacks market is developing steadily in China, with changing lifestyles, increased consumer spending power and westernisation resulting in more…

CHINA: New regulations could impact retailers

The Chinese Government is drafting new rules designed to regulate the growth of large-scale retail outlets, the Wall Street Journal…

CHINA: Danone invests in fruit juice company

Groupe Danone has acquired 22.18% of Chinese fruit beverages company China Hui Yuan Juice Holdings Co for an undisclosed amount.…

CHINA: Wal-Mart plans major expansion

Wal-Mart has told just-food that it has plans to expand rapidly in China, by opening of a number of new outlets and increasing its workforce fivefold. Although the…

Supermarkets offer Chinese fresh approach to food

As supermarket chains continue their rapid expansion in China, a recent report suggests that modern retail formats are increasingly meeting…

China battling with counterfeit fruit as shoppers favour imports

China has a glut of local fruit, yet consumers aspire to imported products. How do you get around this? Why,…