Danone, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola are among the ten founding members of a new platform in China that enables start-ups to cooperate with global companies. Read more
ZX Ventures aims to expand its low-alcohol craft beer offering in China in a move to capitalise on growth opportunities in the country’s beer market. Read more
There exists an “enormous” potential for growth in the Chinese chocolate market, according to the managing director of Barry Callebaut China, George Zhang. Read more
Diageo has announced a joint venture in China with Jiangsu Yanghe Distillery, kicking off the partnership with the launch of a whisky called Zhong Shi Ji. Read more
Speyside Distillery will increase production of its single malt whisky by 66% after signing a distribution deal with a Chinese company. Read more
Bubs Australia will acquire Australia Deloraine Dairy, a Melbourne-based infant formula producer that meets regulatory import conditions into China. Read more
Nestlé aims to accelerate trend-based innovation in China as it inaugurates a new research and development centre in Beijing Read more
Packaging equipment supplier Sidel has opened a new aseptic laboratory at its plant in Beijing, ten years after the factory first opened. Read more
Agrana has invested €22m to open a new fruit preparation facility in Changzhou, China, its third production facility in the country. Read more
Westland Milk Products has signed an agreement to sell the co-operative to a subsidiary of China’s Yili for NZD588m ($403m). Read more
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