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China Establishes Its First Voluntary Standard For Plant-Based Meat Products

4 Mins Read An industry group in China has established a voluntary standard for plant-based meat products, marking a first for the country. Issued by the government-affiliated Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST), the standard outlines definitions and guidelines regarding labelling, packaging and storage of plant-based meats in yet another step forward for the growth and […]

Chinese Agri-Food Tech Companies Raised US$6 Billion In 2020, New Data Shows

4 Mins Read Chinese agri-food tech companies collectively bagged US$6 billion in 2020, representing a 66% increase from the year before, new statistics show. It comes as total private equity and wider venture capital funding across all industries in China dropped by more than half, signalling the bullish investment sentiment for the agri-food sector amid the growing pandemic-driven […]

White Castle China Debuts Omnipork Kimchi Burger As Plant-Based Demand Rises

3 Mins Read White Castle China, the fast food chain famous for its sliders, has just partnered with Green Monday to begin offering a vegetarian Omnipork Kimchi Burger across its outlets in the country. It comes as demand from Chinese consumers for plant-based food continues to grow, prompting a number of the biggest restaurant chains to serve more […]

Food Industry Giants Seeking To Work With Food Tech Startups In China

3 Mins Read Chinese food tech venture capital firm Bits x Bites has launched a new platform that will link up food industry giants with emerging startups working on future food solutions for the Chinese market. Dubbed the China Food Tech Hub, the platform will welcome big names such as Coca-Cola, General Mills and Danone, all of whom […]

US Plant-Based FoodTech Giants Impossible & Beyond Look To Conquer China

5 Mins Read It’s the perfect storm of market factors for a China protein revolution- a pork shortage crisis spurred on by the African Swine Fever epidemic, a trade war that has driven up meat prices, a younger generation motivated by environmental and health incentives and a growing demand for quality protein- and Silicon Valley #foodtech mainstays Impossible […]

Impossible Burger Lands In Mainland China, Impossible Pork On Its Way

5 Mins Read The Impossible Burger by Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods has just made its formal launch in mainland China this week at Shanghai’s China International Import Exposition. Throughout the expo event from 5th November – 10th November, Impossible Foods will be serving almost 50,000 samples of its plant-based burgers to visitors. What with the sheer size […]

Nongfu Spring: Company Launches China’s First Vegan Yogurt Brand Made From Walnuts, Coconut & Almond

3 Mins Read After three years of research and development, the first “mainstream” vegan yogurt alternative by Nongfu Spring is now commercially available to Chinese consumers. The new vegan range by the Chinese food giant will feature three flavours made by fermenting plant milks. This comes at a time when plant-based products have become increasingly popular in China, […]