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Chinese and US demand drives avocado growth



CHINA , FOOD, EAST MEETS WEST May 03, 2017


The mighty avocado is awesome, and more and more people are realising it! Photo credit - Pixabay   Strong demand in China, along with the USA, has been credited with raising wholesale prices of avocados.   The increa...

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Whisky sales in China grow twelve-fold in ten years



CHINA , FOOD, EAST MEETS WEST May 02, 2017


A selection of whiskys. Can you spot the odd one out?   Sales of whisky in China are now twelve times higher than they were a decade ago.   That's according to The Telegraph, who also report that the Asia Pacific reg...

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Chinese wine imports continue to grow



CHINA , FOOD, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST May 01, 2017


Wineries across the world have been benefiting from strong demand in China.   The last three months have seen a five percent rise in the volume of wine imports to China.   In what's been seen as positive news for the...

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World’s first flying wok revealed



FOOD, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST April 27, 2017


When you think about it, there’s no reason why a wok should have to be confined to a kitchen! Photo credit - Pixabay   The world’s first wok that’s suitable to be used in an aircraft has attracted interest...

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Chinese wine now in Tesco



CHINA , UK, FOOD April 26, 2017


The production of the Chateau Changyu Moser XV estate wines is overseen by renowned Austrian winemaker Lenz Moser. Photo credit - Tesco   British supermarket Tesco is offering Chinese wine to customers for the first time. ...

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