Agric Commodity Trade: China allows imports of feed barley powder from Kazakhstan

According to report by Reuters, China has allowed imports of barley powder for feed use from Kazakhstan, citing the customs office. China has increased purchases of grains including corn, sorghum and wheat to fill a domestic gap in corn supplies. … Continue reading Agric Commodity Trade: China allows imports of feed barley powder from Kazakhstan

Peruvian blueberry exports to China forecast to grow 111% this season

Peru’s 2021/22 blueberry season kicked off at the beginning of May (week 18) and is expected to continue until next April. Figures provided by the Peruvian Blueberry Growers’ Association (ProArándanos) indicate that Peru’s total blueberry export volume this season will reach 200,000 … Continue reading Peruvian blueberry exports to China forecast to grow 111% this season

Global table grape exports expected to hit record high in 2020/21 season

Like the rest of the global agricultural sector, the table grape industry has had to face a variety of challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic this past year, including soaring freight costs, labour shortfalls, worldwide shipping delays and refrigerated container … Continue reading Global table grape exports expected to hit record high in 2020/21 season

After destroying Ghana’s cocoa with galamsey, China now produces its own cocoa – Sam Jonah

Ghanaian business mogul, Sir Sam Jonah, has described news about China producing its own cocoa as terrible news to Ghana. The Asian country is reported to have exported to Belgium its first batch of cocoa beans weighing 500 kg worth about $3,600. In an article, … Continue reading After destroying Ghana’s cocoa with galamsey, China now produces its own cocoa – Sam Jonah

Your honey messed? How the Chinese factories are now producing more honey than the world’s bees

Pure, golden honey spread on hot buttered toast, spooned over fresh yoghurt or drizzled on a pancake — these are among life’s great culinary delights. As Winnie-the-Pooh sang in Disney’s 2011 film: ‘Oh what a sight, oh what a dream, … Continue reading Your honey messed? How the Chinese factories are now producing more honey than the world’s bees