Sial Group : Food and Wine Innovations, Trends, International Trade Shows http://www.sial-group.com/ Food & Beverage News - Les derniers articles hourly 1 eng-GB Brazil’s leading retailer is French: it’s Casino http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Brazil-s-leading-retailer-is-French-it-s-Casino anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Brazil-s-leading-retailer-is-French-it-s-Casino 22 Apr 2014 14:30:16 +0200 This has a dual significance for Casino. On the one hand, the French group is the Brazilian market leader through Pão de Açucar, but its activity in Brazil now surpasses the sales in France: 20 billion euros compared to 19.5 billion.

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Food budget: the French are clamping down http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Food-budget-the-French-are-clamping-down anne-cecile.mareschal@comexposium.com (Anne Cécile MARESCHAL) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Food-budget-the-French-are-clamping-down 16 Apr 2014 14:19:23 +0200 Every year, the Sofinco/Opinion Way barometer sheds new light on the food consumption habits of the French. 

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foreign food brands http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-prefers-foreign-food-brands sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-prefers-foreign-food-brands 09 Apr 2014 14:14:21 +0200 SHANGHAI: Foreign food brands have good growth opportunities in China, according to a new survey that revealed a clear preference among affluent and middle-income consumers for imported food.

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Sales flow rapidly with rosé, bag-in-box® and flavoured wines http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Sales-flow-rapidly-with-rose-bag-in-box-R-and-flavoured-wines delphine.vincent@comexposium.com (Delphine VINCENT) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Sales-flow-rapidly-with-rose-bag-in-box-R-and-flavoured-wines 07 Apr 2014 11:55:39 +0200 Renowned for its traditions, the French wine market is mutating thanks to a few underlying trends such as rosé wines, Bag-in-box® packaging and, more recently, flavoured wine beverages.

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Tesco promises price and service to consolidate its leadership http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Tesco-promises-price-and-service-to-consolidate-its-leadership delphine.vincent@comexposium.com (Delphine VINCENT) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Tesco-promises-price-and-service-to-consolidate-its-leadership 28 Mar 2014 09:59:36 +0100 British retail market leader Tesco is about to invest €500 million in prices and service to maintain its ranking, having reached a standstill in the last few years. 

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What the Big Mac Index is cooking http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/What-the-Big-Mac-Index-is-cooking delphine.vincent@comexposium.com (Delphine VINCENT) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/What-the-Big-Mac-Index-is-cooking 24 Mar 2014 11:41:16 +0100 Widely consumed throughout the world and prepared with local ingredients by a local workforce, the hamburger is a good gauge of food purchasing power in different countries. 

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Bucking a trend seen among many négociants in the last 12 months, Maison Sichel has enjoyed a rapid rise in Bordeaux sales to China during 2013. http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/CHINA-SALES-UP-30-FOR-BORDEAUX-NEGOCIANT sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/CHINA-SALES-UP-30-FOR-BORDEAUX-NEGOCIANT 11 Mar 2014 10:17:39 +0100 Bucking a trend seen among many négociants in the last 12 months, Maison Sichel has enjoyed a rapid rise in Bordeaux sales to China during 2013.

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A different kind of sweet http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-Innovation/A-different-kind-of-sweet sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-Innovation/A-different-kind-of-sweet 11 Feb 2014 10:15:10 +0100 Yongfu county near Guilin in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region has more than 23 square kilometers of land planted with Arhat fruit trees and has been dubbed the "home of the Arhat fruit".

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A food sector that clicks with buyers http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/A-food-sector-that-clicks-with-buyers sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/A-food-sector-that-clicks-with-buyers 29 Jan 2014 04:31:54 +0100 Thanks to a growing number of fresh produce e-commerce sites, with a simple click, more and more Chinese can buy groceries from around the world, whether it is Chilean blueberries or Norwegian salmon.

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3D Food trends http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-Innovation/5-Futuristic-Food-Trends sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-Innovation/5-Futuristic-Food-Trends 16 Jan 2014 03:46:26 +0100 If we are what we eat, it's about to get very weird. There is a revolution taking place that's reshaping the idea of what makes it onto your plate and into your stomach.

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Political agreement between Canada & EU http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Political-agreement-between-Canada-EU info@sialcanada.com (SIAL Canada) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Political-agreement-between-Canada-EU 09 Jan 2014 17:43:33 +0100 Cheese quotas: EU (José Manuel Barroso) and Canada (Prime Minister Harper) have reached a political agreement on the key elements of a trade agreement (CETA).

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China new tasting http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/NEW-WORLD-WINE-GAINS-RECOGNITION-IN-CHINA sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/NEW-WORLD-WINE-GAINS-RECOGNITION-IN-CHINA 30 Dec 2013 05:03:12 +0100 A new wine consumption trend is taking place in China with New World countries becoming increasing popular in the country.

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Chateau aims http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Chateau-aims-to-put-its-home-region-on-the-map sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Chateau-aims-to-put-its-home-region-on-the-map 14 Nov 2013 09:35:38 +0100 Like most winemakers, Ruan Shili knows that a great glass of wine starts with quality grapes.

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Luxury hotels http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Luxury-hotels-increase-presence-in-China-s-second-tier-cities sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Luxury-hotels-increase-presence-in-China-s-second-tier-cities 31 Oct 2013 13:22:50 +0100 Global luxury hotel chains are expanding their presence in China's second-tier cities, as more well-heeled Chinese splurge on accommodation as the world's second largest economy upgrades to a consumption-driven model.

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New age vegetarians http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-Innovation/New-age-vegetarians sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-Innovation/New-age-vegetarians 09 Oct 2013 12:11:32 +0200 A new eating trend is popping up on the doorstep of the Peking duck, and it has nothing to do with meat, but plenty to do with a generation of young, rich, health-conscious consumers. Sarah Marsh and Thomas Hale restaurant-hop in Beijing to find out more.

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IMW names eight new masters of wine http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/IMW-NAMES-EIGHT-NEW-MASTERS-OF-WINE sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/IMW-NAMES-EIGHT-NEW-MASTERS-OF-WINE 25 Sep 2013 05:03:51 +0200 The new inductees bring the total number of Masters of Wine to 312, in 24 countries. Two of the eight new members work in the US and the other six work in the UK.

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South African wine industry http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-makes-1st-investment-in-South-African-wine-industry sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-makes-1st-investment-in-South-African-wine-industry 29 Aug 2013 11:34:39 +0200 Earlier this month, "Perfect China" - a Chinese wine company based in Yangzhou - made the country’s first ever investment in South Africa’s wine industry. It bought a wine cellar as well as large vineyards located near Cape Town

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Wal-Mart http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Wal-Mart-considers-bid-for-Hong-Kong-s-ParknShop-supermarket sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Wal-Mart-considers-bid-for-Hong-Kong-s-ParknShop-supermarket 16 Aug 2013 05:51:01 +0200 Wal-Mart Stores Inc., eager to build up its overseas operations, is reportedly considering a bid for Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing’s ParknShop supermarket chain.

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A pinch of Silver Needles http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-Innovation/A-pinch-of-Silver-Needles sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-Innovation/A-pinch-of-Silver-Needles 31 Jul 2013 08:34:44 +0200 In Zhejiang, there is a tradition of burying a jar of yellow wine when a daughter is born.

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GM soybeans http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-gives-approval-to-GM-soybeans sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-gives-approval-to-GM-soybeans 19 Jul 2013 10:16:57 +0200 China's agricultural authorities issued biosafety certificates to three new overseas varieties of genetically modified soybeans on Thursday, allowing them to be imported as raw materials for domestic processing.

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Seafood businesses flounder amid cut in luxury spending http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Seafood-businesses-flounder-amid-cut-in-luxury-spending sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Seafood-businesses-flounder-amid-cut-in-luxury-spending 02 Jul 2013 05:46:18 +0200 Seafood products displayed at a food and catering fair in Beijing. The crackdown on graft and extravagance is taking its toll on the country's high-end seafood market.

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China underlines stable agricultural production amid challenges http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-underlines-stable-agricultural-production-amid-challenges sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/China-underlines-stable-agricultural-production-amid-challenges 15 May 2013 04:31:04 +0200 The Chinese government on Wednesday urged greater effort to ensure the smooth agricultural production needed to sustain growth in the world's second-largest economy, amid multiple events that have pummelled the farming industry.

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Going global helps to feed aspirations http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Going-global-helps-to-feed-aspirations sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Going-global-helps-to-feed-aspirations 03 Apr 2013 12:34:14 +0200 A customer compares dairy products at a supermarket in Shanghai. Bright Food Group Co now holds a 5.7 percent share of China's 174 billion yuan dairy market, ranking it fourth in the domestic market, according to Euromonitor International. Provided to China Daily

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coffee chain http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Keeping-the-brand-full-of-beans sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Keeping-the-brand-full-of-beans 22 Mar 2013 03:31:39 +0100 Global coffee chain looks for further expansion in China as it seeks to fend off rival outlets

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Love of grape http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Distributor-shares-love-of-the-grape-in-China sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Distributor-shares-love-of-the-grape-in-China 06 Mar 2013 10:18:15 +0100 Long-term commitment has enabled Miguel Torres to build a thriving wine distribution business in China that now has annual revenue in excess of 20 million euros ($26 million).

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Chinese Retailers http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Chinese-Retailers-ring-up-record-86b sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Chinese-Retailers-ring-up-record-86b 20 Feb 2013 09:13:38 +0100 Experts view numbers as evidence of higher consumer confidence

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The five-star and 188-room hotel http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Discovering-a-recipe-for-success sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Discovering-a-recipe-for-success 05 Feb 2013 07:17:28 +0100 Business grows from a small restaurant into huge chain and top-class hotel in China.

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Chinese Shoppers http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Chinese-Shoppers-want-to-get-a-taste-of-overseas-lifestyle sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Chinese-Shoppers-want-to-get-a-taste-of-overseas-lifestyle 23 Jan 2013 10:16:35 +0100 Imported food is gaining enormous popularity in China, and greater amounts of it are coming into the country - but why is there this growing appetite for foreign products?

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Rainbow dumplings http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-Innovation/Rainbow-dumplings sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-Innovation/Rainbow-dumplings 27 Dec 2012 11:05:38 +0100 The winter solstice is upon us, and as the deepest winter nights fall, people in North China will be cooking dumplings. But, Fan Zhen and C.J. Henderson found a place where you can feast royally. 

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Bottoms up! A healthy wine market http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Bottoms-up!-A-healthy-wine-market sialchina@comexposium-sh.com (SIAL China) http://www.sial-group.com/News/Food-Beverage-News/Food-beverage-industry/Bottoms-up!-A-healthy-wine-market 12 Dec 2012 10:35:54 +0100 China now is the world's largest Bordeaux wine importer in terms of both volume and value, far ahead of its nearest followers. Chinese people are starting to get used to the drink and are trying to understand more about the culture behind it.

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