On 8 June 2018, a European Commission guidance on the EU law related to food labelling was published in the Official Journal. The name of the publication is the “Commission notice on questions and answers on the application of Regulation 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers”. More
A new programme to facilitate imports will not launch this year as expected, but the Food and Drug Administration is encouraging importers to get a head start on the application process for next year to improve their chances of being approved to participate. More
A love of making healthy food for the whole family has triggered a surge in the number of Chinese home bakers, with exhibitors at the China Bakery Exhibition looking to re-invent their ranges to better serve this fast-growing demographic.
Showcasing Hong Kong’s status as the region’s premier tea trading hub, the HKTDC Hong Kong International Tea Fair attracts international buyers and local consumers seeking quality teas and tea-related products. More
The Food and Drug Administration has extended the compliance dates for certain uses of partially hydrogenated oils, which the FDA has determined are not generally recognised as safe for any use in human food. More
The DOC is seeking information by 31 December regarding nations whose vessels are engaged in illegal, unreported or unregulated fishing, by-catch of protected living marine resources and/or fishing activities in waters beyond any national jurisdiction that target or incidentally catch sharks. More
Italian wines, especially big reds such as Amarone and Barolo, are increasingly loved by Hongkongers, thanks in part to a decade-long collaboration between the HKTDC and Italian exhibition organiser Veronafiere. More
According to Euromonitor International estimates, sales volume of packaged food on the mainland reached some RMB1,577 billion in 2017, representing an average annual growth rate of 6.6% since 2012. More