How Chinese people lose weight: Social listening exposes market demand

In 2019, one in five Chinese people were overweight. In combination with this statistic, the beauty standards in China are relatively unforgiving towards extra weight. As a result, China’s demand for weight loss is rising quickly. But to penetrate China’s weight loss market, the question is how do Chinese people lose weight? Chinese people are […]

Genki Forest: a Chinese soft drink brand planning to tackle Coca-Cola

Genki Forest Rising soft drink brand in China

Genki Forest, founded in 2016, is a Chinese soft drink brand that specializes in sparkling water and instant tea. Because of the increased popularity of “low calorie” and less sugary food among Chinese people, Genki Forest’s relatively healthier products have successfully catered to a substantial target market. According to Xinhua News Agency, the monthly sales […]

NEIWAI X MANNER: Two Shanghai brands set the summer mood together

On April 18, two Shanghai brands NEIWAI (内外), the lingerie brand, together with MANNER, a coffee shop chain, announced the joint collaboration “NEIWAI x MANNER Special Tunning Series.” First, they launched a new series of matcha drinks. This series includes three products: Ice Matcha Latte (冰抹茶拿铁), Hot Matcha Latte (热抹茶拿铁) and Wizard of Oz (绿野仙踪) […]

Perrier x Murakami’s flowery designed sparkling water takes the world by storm

perrier murakami campaign

For the first time in history, Takashi Murakami has partnered with a French brand from the F&B industry – “Perrier” (巴黎水). Perrier is a carbonated soft drink with zero sugar and vitamin C (explore our articles about the soft drinks market in China and China’s beverage industry.) At the end of 2020, the Perrier brand […]

The success of Sexy Tea 茶颜悦色 and queuing culture in China

Sexy Tea modern China tea shop

Since 2018, China’s new-style tea market has ushered in explosive growth, with an annual growth rate of about 74%. According to the data of the new tea report released by CBNDATA, as of 2019, China’s new-style tea market has reached nearly 100 billion Yuan. It seems every month we hear about a new viral tea brand […]

Vegan meat in China: Why you should not sleep on this burgeoning industry

vegan meat market in China

As Chinese consumers are becoming more health aware, their needs for healthier substitutes of a wide range of consumer goods have had a strong impact on the F&B sector. Among the new industries surfing on the health trend, substitute meat in China has shown a lot of potential. The Chinese plant-based meat industry was worth […]

The juice market in China: is premiumizing to healthier products after stagnant growth

the fruit juice market in China

As the top fruit and vegetables producer in the world, one could expect the juice market in China to flourish alongside the country’s economic growth. However, data shows that the Chinese juice market has stagnated in recent years. While exports are booming, domestic consumption of fruit and vegetable juice have stopped the growth it had […]