A changing vegetable market in Shanghai: a new hope for green importers in China

Vegetables are staple foods in cultures around the world; yet, few countries value them as much as China. This week, I interviewed several Chinese vendors about the changing vegetable market in Shanghai. Their sentiments, in fact, revealed a larger correlation to global market trends, outlined below. One vendor begins with the observation that, twenty years ago,…
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Fresh fruit growing in popularity in China

Written by Ericha Penzien, on behalf of The Silk Initiative A growing waistline breeds fresh opportunities for fruit importers in China According to estimates by Euromonitor International, in terms of volume, the Chinese market for packaged processed food like ready-made meals, snacks and drinks like cookies, chips, and soda will surpass the United States of…
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