Louis Dreyfus Company launches new brands into the Chinese market

CHINA – Dutch agricultural commodity trader, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) has a launched its new coffee brand ‘iCoffee’ and a new packaged cooking oil brand ‘Mastergold’ in China. LDC’s new packaged oil brand, Mastergold, provides […]

Private equity firms to invest US$785m in Asia’s food and beverage industry

ASIA – Global private equity firms have launched a series of funds that will see the companies invest upto US$785 million in the food and beverage industry across various markets in Asia. Bahrain-based alternative asset […]

Australia’s Wattle Health forms joint venture with Chinese dairy company

CHINA – Wattle Health, an Australian nutritional products maker has formed a joint venture with state-backed Chinese dairy company, Nouriz Fine Food to manufacture and sell a range of certified Australian organic nutritional dairy products in […]

Kemin Industries opens US$14.2m innovation and technology centre in China

CHINA – Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer has opened a new CNY100 million (US$14.2 million) Innovation and Technology Center at its regional headquarters in Zhuhai, China. The 4,200-square-meter facility will improve Kemin’s capability to […]

Baby formula maker China Feihe seeks up to US$1.14bn in Hong Kong IPO

CHINA – China Feihe, a Beijing-based infant milk formula producer, has initiated taking investor orders for its Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) which could raise up to HK$8.9 billion (US$1.14 billion). According to a […]

Fonterra partners with By-Health to bolster research on nutritional solutions

CHINA – New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has entered into a strategic research and development partnership with global vitamin and dietary supplements enterprise, By-Health. The companies will focus on developing nutritional solutions for the health […]

China to intensify international cooperation to enhance food security

CHINA – China will be intensifying international cooperation with other countries to jointly enhance global food security as well as continue to expand and diversify sources of food imports to balance its own food security. […]

Brazilian meat processor Minerva forms joint venture with Chinese distributors

BRAZIL – Minerva, a South American meat packer has signed an agreement with two Chinese meat distributors to form a joint venture aimed at exploring commercial opportunities in the Chinese market. Minerva has signed a […]