Probiotics China News Bites – December 2021

-On December 22, 2021, at the NHEC 2021 (4th) China Nutrition and Health Industry Entrepreneurs Annual Meeting, Hebei Yiran Biotechnology Co., Ltd. won the “2021 Probiotic Industry Outstanding Contribution Award”, its product Yiran Nuoaijia won the “2021 Best-Selling Product in the Probiotics Industry”, and Chairman Zhao Linsen also won the “2021 Probiotics Industry Leader” -JuneYao … Read more

Probiotics China News Bites – November 2021

Led by the China Food Industry Association, BeiJing Ketuo Hengtong Biotechnology Co., Ltd. cooperated with China Food and Fermentation Industry Research Institute, ReXinChang Research Institute, Mengniu Dairy, Bright Dairy, Yili Group and other units, to jointly draft the “Probiotic Food” group standard which has passed the review of the expert group and officially released on … Read more

Latest from U.S. FDA on China’s Food Manufacturer Registration Regulation

December 6, 2021 The FDA is asking establishments currently exporting certain food products to China to voluntarily submit information. We are making this request in response to new facility registration requirements from China. While China has not confirmed that collecting this information is a prerequisite for U.S. establishments to export to China, the FDA is … Read more

Q&A: China’s New Registration for Overseas Food Manufacturers

On November 18, 2021, China’s General Administration of Customs released a guidance documents for industry to follow. However, many questions remain and will remain as this new regulation goes into full effect. HPA-Global Insights welcomed Jessie Shen from CIRS in Hangzhou China to discuss and clarify some of the questions association members have been having … Read more

Probiotics China – October 2021

Yili Industrial Group Co., Ltd. (Yili Group) invested in Ausnutria Dairy Corporation on Oct. 27. Jingang, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Yili Group, will acquire a total of 531m shares from other shareholders at a price of HK$10.06 (US$1.29) per share, which represents approximately 30.89% of the total issued shares of Ausnutria. In addition, Ausnutria will … Read more

HPA-Global Insights Video Podcast

Next Wednesday October 20, 2021, I’ll be welcoming my friend Cathy Yu to join me on HPA – China & HPA-Global Insights video podcast for a discussion on China’s dietary supplement regulations. Don’t miss it, sign up for HPA-China’s FREE weekly newsletter “China Updates” before October 19th and the video link will be in the … Read more

China’s Digital “Walled Gardens” – Breaking them Down

HPA-Global Insights welcomes back Ron Wardle for another dive into China’s digital world. China has been working to downsize the power and influence of its largest social media and digital platforms like Alibaba, Tencent, etc.. One area the government is focusing on is to breakdown the “walls” that corral consumers into these individual platforms without … Read more