JD Releases 2022 Instant Food Consumption Trend Report

JD.com’s Consumption and Industry Development Research Institute and supermarket business JD Super jointly released the “2022 Instant Food Consumption Trend Report” on May 13, revealing a rapid development of instant food in China’s consumer market. Characterized as 3R food (easy to cook, easy to heat, easy to eat), the precooked food is a forerunner in … Read more

New Specifications for Cross-Border Processing of Personal Information for MNCs

A new set of draft technical specifications provide guidance for MNCs and other entities with presence in multiple countries to comply with China’s requirements for cross-border personal information processing as stipulated in the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL). The specifications define rules for contracts, the obligations of persons in charge, and requirements for conducting data protection … Read more

Sixteen Types of Health Food Production License Declaration Problems

In the first quarter of 2022, a total of 94 health food production licenses and 430 categories were reviewed, and 16 types of problems were found as follows: 1. Application for food production licenses. 2. Health food registration documents or proof of filing. 3. Product formulations, production processes, and other technical materials. 4. Product labels … Read more

How does Functional Food Development “Capture” the Elder Group?

On the internet searches, the elderly mostly focuses on the content of “diet and health” and “disease prevention and treatment”. It was found that there are significant differences in the microbial composition of the elderly compared to other age groups, including the important bifidobacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. Focusing on the elder group, Quantum Hi-Tech … Read more

Tmall Global Adds Chinese Labels to Imported Health Products

Tmall Global recently launched the “Chinese translation sticker” jointly with overseas merchants to add Chinese labels to imported health products by putting stickers in the express box when packaging for shipment in the Tmall warehouse. The first batch of “Chinese translation stickers” focuses on the elder group who has trouble reading ingredients and instructions in … Read more

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BETALE Launched Protein Water

BETALE is a sport drinks brand that crosses the fitness supplement market and the functional drink market with its flagship product line “Protein Water”, which includes 3g protein water, 23g protein water, and complete nutrition meal replacement. New products contain whey protein that eliminates lactose and milk fat to empower muscles and enhance enzyme activity … Read more

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Health Food Ranked Seventh in 2021 Sampling Inspection Pass Rate

The State Administration for Market Regulation announced that, in 2021, 6954438 batches were completed for food safety sampling inspection, with a failure rate of 2.69%, an increase of 0.38 percentage points over 2020. For health food, the qualification rate has increased again that a total of 37,228 batches were sampled, with an overall failure rate … Read more

Probiotics China News Bites – April 2022

Probiotics China team interviewed Sacco CSL with its CEO for Asia-Pacific, Mr. John Goebel. Link to interview is HERE. (Interview is in Chinese) Two Probiotics related products from AB-Biotics, the Lipigo and AB-21 won the 2022 Nutraingredients Awards. AB-Biotics presented its starter product Yogumel for making yogurt or kefir at the Alimentaria food show in … Read more

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Hi & Fi Asia- China Postpones In-person and Brings You Online Expo

Hi & Fi Asia-China 2022, originally scheduled for 22-24 June 2022, in NECC (Shanghai), will be postponed to 8-10 November 2022, in Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). We will provide you with more high-quality online activities before our next meeting. We are happy to introduce you to our third virtual extension of the activity: Hi & Fi Asia-China Virtual Expo Connect (VEC), … Read more

China’s Trendy eCommerce App Dewu (Poizon) Bets on Video Content

Dewu (Poizon) is a social eCommerce app where trend-pursuing Chinese millennials and Gen-Z love to socialize and shop. Observing that 70% of daily usage time is spent on watching videos, the App just launched “Video Account” to further leverage the trend, and help creators and brands to better engage with followers and potential customers. Wondering if … Read more