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Potato News from China

PepsiCo's Be & Cheery Acquisition Targets Online Snacks Growth in China
This weekend, PepsiCo, Inc. announced that it had agreed to acquire Hangzhou Haomusi Food Co., Ltd. ('Be & Cheery'), one of the largest online snacks companies in China, from Haoxiangni Health Food Co., Ltd. ('Haoxiangni') for USD 705 million.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Dutch Potato Processor Aviko acquires Chinese French Fries Producer Hongyuan Louis
Aviko, one of Europe’s largest producers of fresh, frozen, dried and specialty potato products has reached an agreement with Hongyuan Agriculture to acquire 90% of its shares in Hongyuan Louis
Givaudan doubles flavour production capacity in China
Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrances company, recently officially inaugurated a new extension to its Nantong, China manufacturing facility
Friday, December 6, 2019
Walmart to open 500 new stores, depots across the country.
Walmart China has plans to accelerate its expansion by opening more than 500 new stores and "depots" (smaller warehouses) in next five to seven years and updating 200 existing stores in three years, the company's top executive said.
Friday, November 22, 2019
China: Price of new potatoes continues to drop
The price of new potatoes in the northeast of China dropped last week and dropped even further this week. The supply speed also seems to slow down in comparison with earlier in the season.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
'International Potato Center and Peru Joint Honorary Day' theme event held at Beijing horticultural expo
People visit the garden of International Potato Center during the "International Potato Center and Peru Joint Honorary Day" theme event held as part of the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Yanqing District in Beijing.
Monday, September 2, 2019