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The meat market in China: Pork making way for the growth of Beef

The meat market in China is the second largest sector in the country’s retail food market,  after the fresh vegetables sector. However, it is one of the last to be affected by the development of new retail. Much of the meat sold in retail outlets are sold at traditional wet markets, most of which are in open-air market […]

Podcast transcript #44: The challenges of promoting Italian products in China

Italian products in China

Find here the China paradigm episode 44. Learn more about Carlo Dragonetti’s story in China and find all the details and additional links below. Full transcript below: Matthieu David: Hi everyone, I’m Matthieu David, the founder of Daxue consulting and the China marketing podcast China paradigm and today I’m with Carlo Dragonetti. You are in […]

Government regulation of the cosmetics industry in China| Daxue Consulting

Cosmetic products include: Skincare products Shampoos and hair-care products Make-up products Products for children Sunscreen Anti-aging products Sports cosmetics Cosmeceuticals (products that combine cosmetic and pharmaceutical features, such as spot lightening cream, acne treatment lotion, and acne ointment.) The cosmetics industry in China in 2019 China has recently overtaken Japan to become the largest cosmetics […]

[Podcast] China Paradigm #33: How to run a health food business in China

Health food business in China

China Paradigm interviews Benjamin Patin, co-founder of Wheat Co. and Sailang. In this interview we learn about both his businesses, one doing China imports and one is a healthy restaurant in Shanghai. Diving deep into the business model of his restaurant, as it includes many interesting elements like meal planning and nutrition advising, we learn […]

Cosmetics Regulations in China: 7 Steps to Get your Product Approved

cosmetics regulations in China

What new importers need to know about cosmetics regulations in China? In the Chinese cosmetic market, overseas brands account for 60% of the total sales of cosmetics, with sales value that amounts to nearly 90%.  The cosmetic market in China is certainly desirable to international brands, for multinationals as well as for small businesses. However, […]

China market research: Diapers in China

A decade ago, China’s market for disposable diapers was nearly nonexistent. Families used a combination of cloth diapers and “split pants,” baby pants with a large slit in the back that support the traditional method of potty training. Today, the Chinese diaper market is exploding and major diaper brands expect it to continue to grow. […]