In the harsh landscape of China’s northwest in the Gobi, where temperatures can fluctuate by 90 degrees over the course of a year, a bush with striking beneficial properties has been left to grow unnoticed for more than a thousand years.
The world’s biggest manufacturer of Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCMs) outside of China has defended the quality of the sector as contaminated products continue to raise red flags with regulators in the UK, Hong Kong, Denmark and elsewhere.
In the midst of an investigation into the pricing practices employed by it and other infant formula manufacturers in China, Biostime has admitted that the terms of its agreements with distributors “may” have broken anti-trust laws.
Long term growth for probiotic products in China will require considerable market education, according to Chr. Hansen, which is showcasing an anti-constipation concept containing its BB-12 strain Food Ingredients China this month.
This year’s Beijing Olympic Games may have been good for China’s public image but the smooth running of the event was built on multiple state-prompted sacrifices and the food ingredients industry was one of the lambs that copped it in the neck for ‘the...
China Yingxia International has entered into two new research
agreements that will help drive its new product pipeline -
particularly with a breed of rice targeted to sufferers of kidney
disease and diabetes.
Leading vitamin and specialty chemicals maker DSM opened its first
research and development centre in China today, designed to help it
achieve strong sales growth from this market in the next three
Speciality chemicals firm Degussa is investing €10 million in a new
research and development centre in Shanghai, where its numerous
business units, including food ingredients, will seek to develop
products targeted for the Chinese...
German speciality chemicals company Degussa has founded a holding
company in Beijing - Degussa (China) Holding - to expand the
group's activities in the Chinese region. The group also announced
recently that it has completed...
Unigen Pharmaceuticals, a natural products research and development
facility and proprietary ingredients supplier, has been
restructuring its business over the last 10 years to better serve