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Food Team

The Food Team targets the five segments of; agricultural commodities, beverages, fishery, food sector, and raw fur skin.

The Food Team works proactively within these strategic platforms to support and promote Danish companies and products, facilitate dialogue with commercial partners and the Chinese Government to increase or maintain market access.

The strengths of the team are our in-depth knowledge of the market, valuable network to public institutions and private companies, together with a broad range of tools and competencies and extensive experience assisting Danish companies within food, agriculture and fisheries in the Chinese market.

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Team members and contact information

Beijing

Christian Dehlholm
Minister Counsellor
Email: chrdeh@um.dk
Phone: +86-10-8532 9987

Morten Kruse
Financial Advisor
E-mail: morkru@um.dk
Phone: +86-10-8532 9992

Tilde Hellsten
Growth Counsellor
E-mail: tilhel@um.dk
Phone: +86-176-0089 1525 


Shan He (Grace) 
Senior Trade Officer
E-mail: shanhe@um.dk
Phone: +86-10-8532 9915


Yanan Feng (Alma)
Trade Officer
E-mail: yanfen@um.dk
Phone: +86-10-8532 9995


Jun Xiang (Amanda)
Trade Officer
E-mail: junxia@um.dk
Phone: +86-10-8532 9962


Marcus Hecht Henriksen
Commercial Intern
E-mail: mahehe@um.dk
Phone: +86-10-8532 9926

Shanghai

Nicole Wang
Trade Officer 


Lulu Li
Senior Innovation Officer
E-mail: lululi@um.dk
Phone: +86-21-6085 2009

Shelby Zhang
Investment Manager
E-mail: yuezha@um.dk
Phone: +86-136-3661 7692


Guangzhou

Jianru Cen (Jane)
Senior Commercial Officer
E-mail: Jancen@um.dk
Phone: +86-20-2879 7320

Niels Birkedal Bitsch
Commercial Intern
E-mail: niebit@um.dk
Phone: +86-20-2829 7318

Chongqing

Daniela Zheng
Commercial Officer
E-mail: danzhe@um.dk
Phone: +86-23-6372 5161

Food Team activities

Danish Food Portal Promotion in China: Read here

Seafood Market Visit in Hong Kong: Read here 

New Nordic Cuisine Week: Read here

Happy Denmark Hello Guangzhou: Read here

Market access for fish processing: Read here

Christmas gift calendar: Read here

Food and Fashion Show: Read here 

H.C. Andersen Day: Read here  

Danish Premium Beer Promotion: Read here

Market access for food processing: Read here

"Denmark now" - Danish Food Week: Read here

Newsletters

2016

Newsletter February: Read here 
News:
• Sino-Danish pig model farm
• China's "No.1 document" continues its focus on agriculture
• Seafood Market Visit in Hong Kong
• How Chinese reacts towards traditional Danish Food on the social media
• Denmark Food Festival (Golden Eagle)
• New Nordic Cuisine Week
• Danish Food Portal Promotion
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures
 
Newsletter January: Read here
News:
• Chinese agriculture - Room for bilateral cooperation
• Food market access to China
• Increased consumer economy in China
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

2015

Newsletter December: Read here
News:
• Is growth rates at 6-7% a catastrophe for the Chinese economy?
• Continued booms in Chinese pork and pig market
• Danish Christmas Calendar 2015
• Organic products are booming in Taiwan
• Developments in 2015 and expectations for 2016
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter November: Read here
News:
• The new Five-Year Plan 2016-202
• Danish Chef at HENKES restaurant in Shanghai
• The 19th edition of Food and Hotel China
• Food Safety Law expectations
• 11.11-Online shopping carnival
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter October: Read here
News:
• A Visit to the Hunan Province
• Arla Open Day at the Embassy
• Launch of Milk Powder Product
• Danish Fashion and Food Show 2015 in Chongqing
• The Belt and Road Food Safety Cooperation
• Full-Food Registration Law
• Visit by the Minister of Environment and Food
• Launch of Milk Powder Product
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter September: Read here
News:
• Central Denmark Region visits Shanghai
• China's new Food Safety Law
• Working to improve Food Safety in China
• Visits to pig farms in Lian Yungang and Beijing
• Huge opportunities for EU pork exporters in the 2nd half of 2015
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter August: Read here
News:
• 4 years gone by
• Presenting the incoming Minister Consellor Poul Jacob Erikstrup
• Transition meetings in Beijing 24-26 August 2015
• All China Food Team meets physically in Beijing
• Reception at the Royal Danish Embassy
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures
 
Newsletter July: Read here
News:
• TV crew's filming of a Danish outdoor cattle farm
• Carlsberg special edition can reveal
• Ground Breaking Ceremony for Huayang Danxi Project in Ruzhou
• MoU in Pig Production Industry signed between the Embassy and Henan Province
• Meeting on Enhancement of the Cooperation between Denmark and Guangdong on Pig Production
• Changing consumer preferences create huge potential for Danish microbreweries
• 'Zombie Meat'
• A New Marketing Style to Promote Danish Lifestyle
• Experience
• CBME China 2015
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter June: Read here
News:
• Hans Christian Andersen Day in Chongqing
• "Next stop: Copenhagen" Event in Shanghai
• 2015 International Food Safety Conference
• AQSIQ inspection on heat-treated pork
• AgroKorn Feed Registration Inspection
• Pig Production Study Trip to Denmark
• Concrete Sales Made from the Retail Promotion Project
• Global Gateway to Export
• Beer tasting event
• Export Promotion in Taiwan in November 2015
• Report on the Chinese food and agriculture sector
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter May: Read here
News:
• Conference on Agriculture Cooperation in the Great Hall of the People
• Dinner Banquet in the Great Hall of the People
• Establishment of the Sino-Danish Pig Technology and Cooperation Centre
• A Danish-Chinese Gastronomic Event
• CNCA Full Food Registration Roundtable
• CFDA Food Control System Training Seminar
• Open Denmark Day 2015
• Danish Participation in BioFach China – Dinner reception at the Residence of the Consul General 
• BioFach China 2015 Exhibition
• Promotion of Danish GI products on Europe Day
• The 13th China Animal Husbandry Expo 2015
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter April: Read here
News:
• China Food Safety Law Amendment 
• Danish “organic delegation” visit to China 8 April – 10 April 
• China Agricultural Outlook Conference
• World Dairy Expo & Summit
• Shanxi Delegation visit to Denmark
• ‘Food & Agriculture’ Dialogue and Dinner
• Meeting the Chinese Agriculture Giant – New Hope Liu He
• Chinese Cooking Television Show – For Food’s Sake
• Danish Hotdogs in Shanghai
• Arla Merla Launching Symposium
• Product Launch Ceremony by Moohko in Chengdu
• The Innovation Development and Industrial Projects Conference in Heilongjiang
• The latest export and inflation figures
• News flash 
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Newsletter March: Read here
News:
• The annual “two sessions” – assembly of top legislators and political advisors in order to review part major policies and present future ones  
• New legislation on food recall
• Visit to Taipei on March 2 – 3 by Minister Counsellor Marie Louise Flach de Neergaard 
• Opening of the Danish Viking Exhibition in Suzhou
• Upcoming events on the occasion of the 65-year anniversary of China- Denmark diplomatic relations 
• Danish agriculture and food export to China
• Chinese consumer price index
• News flash

Newsletter February: Read here 
News:
• Visit by the Faroese Food and Veterinary Administration
• A look at the Chinese no 1 central document
• Upcomming China-Denmark conference on modern & efficient agricultural production
• The latest relevant export figures and Chinese consumer price index (food inflation)
• News flash

Newsletter January: Read here
• Review of the year 2014 in the Food, Agriculture and Fisheries' team
• Kjeldsens receival of Superbrand award in China
• Upcomming events  
• The latest relevant export figures and Chinese consumer price index (food inflation)
• News flash

2014
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Newsletter December: Read here
News:
• New Hope visit to Denmark
• Danish Company Day in Hong Kong
• Danish Food and Fashion
• Cooking school in Chongqing
• Promotion of pig production technology in West China
• Kopenhagen Fur dinner at the embassy
• H. C. Andersen’s 100 years in China celebrated in Guangzhou
• Trade Council China at Agromek
• CFDA Vice Minister visit to Denmark
• Physical food team meeting in Shanghai
• Danish Christmas in Taipei
• The 4th China (Chengdu) Organic Agriculture Forum 2014
• Organic Export Academy
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures
 
Newsletter November: Read here
News:
• Farmer delegation visits the Royal Danish Embassy
• First Pig production roundtable discussion held in Guangzhou
• Meeting with Centre for Food Safety at Hong Kong Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
• China International Food Safety & Quality Conference
• China-Denmark Organic Symposium
• Rule of law and food safety & control
• Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries visit to China
• AquaPri and 3-Stjernet in Shanghai during FHC China News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter October: Read here
News:  
• CGFDC and COFCC delegation visits Denmark
• LFS Group celebrates expansion
• Danish embassy present at the Chinese MFA’s charity bazaar
• Upcoming event: Visit by the Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
• News flash
• The latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter September: Read here
News:
• Prime Minister visit to China
• Danish Concepts of Quality in Agriculture and Food
• Roundtable on Denmark-China Food Safety Legislation and Supervision
• Visit by the CVO from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration
• China Quality Conference
• Happy Denmark, Hello Guangzhou
• Food Safety – Taiwan food scandals create opportunities for Danish companies
• Upcoming events
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter August: Read here  
News:
• Meeting with local government from Henan province
• Meeting with local government from Guangdong province
• Pets in Taiwan
• The 91st China Food and Drinks Fair (CFDF)
• The latest export figures   
• The latest import figures 
• News flash

Newsletter July: Read here
News: 
• Minister counsellor visits the Moohko pavilion at CBME China
• MoA and the Royal Danish Embassy Paid Visit to Beijing Breeding Swine Center
• Invitation to China Trade & Export Finance Seminar 
• News flash  
• Latest export figures
• Latest inflation figures

Newsletter June: Read here
News:         
• Chinese Vice Minister for agriculture meets Dan Jørgensen in Denmark
• MoA Vice Minister delegation visits Arla
• 1st Veterinary Working Group Meeting in Denmark
• Chinese Veterinary Working Group visits Danish Crown
• Chinese Pig Production Business Delegation Visit to Denmark
• 5th China-Denmark Pig Production Round Table held in Copenhagen
• Chinese MoA's Inspection visit on Surveillance and Risk Analysis for Schmallenberg Virus
•  AQSIQ Inspection of frozen mackerel and fresh salmon in Faroe Islands
• 'From Farm to Fork - and Chopsticks' Danish Food Safety Delegation to China
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter May: Read here
News:
• Open Denmark Day 2014
• Visit by the Danish Agrifish Agency
• Denmark Day at China Animal and Husbandry Exhibition
• Leading organic exporters present at BioFach China
• Fairy tale kingdom and cookies on China's most popular TV-show
• New update on china food safety law
• Upcoming events: 5th China-Denmark Pig Production Roundtable and World Food Beijing Trade Show.
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter April: Read here
News:
• State Visit to China by HM The Queen of Denmark and HRH the Prince Consort
• Denmark signs agreements on food with china and meets with MoA, AQSIQ and CFDA
• Copenhagen Zoo makes panda couple agreement with China
• Commercial Food agreements worth 270 mio. DKK signed
• Sustainable food and agriculture conference
• Seminar on Building up Public Trust in Food Safety
• Seminar on Future of China-Denmark Bilateral Fur Trade
• HRH the Prince Consort visited Novozymes Research and Development Facilities
• HRH the Prince Consort opened Arla China-Denmark Milk Technology & Cooperation Center
• Royal visit to Kopenhagen Fur Studio at Tsinghua University
• Agriculture & Food B2B Event on Chinese-Danish business relations       
• Bilateral meeting between COFCO and Danish food companies
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

Newsletter March: Read here
News:
• Royal State Visit to China - accompanied by the Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
• Porc-Ex Breeding initiates joint venture on a SPF pigs farm
• Chr. Hansen opens new Global Expertise Center in Shanghai
• Upcoming events in China: Open Denmark Day, BioFach and CAHE
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures
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Newsletter February: Read here
News:
• Danish Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation meets with Party Secretary of Chongqing   
• Danish Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation visits Carlsberg brewery in Chongqing   
• MoU S igned on Economic and Technical Cooperation on Pig Production 
• Chinese Organic Delegation's visit to Denmark in February 
• Upcoming events in China: Open Denmark Day, BioFach and CAHE
• News flash and the latest export and inflation figures

2013


Newsletter December - January: Read here
News:
• Happy Denmark Hello Guangzhou event
• CNCA dairy training and inspection in Denmark
• Training Program for Chinese AQSIQ Delegation in Danish Poultry Production
• China-Denmark Roundtable on Dairy Products and Dairy Ingredients
• AQSIQ Inspection Visit on Pet Food in Denmark
• Danish agriculture and food exports to China
• Chinese food inflation
• Friland are now allowed to sell organic pork in China.


Newsletter November: Read here
News:  
• Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries  
• Karen Hækkerup visits China  
• China-Denmark Conference on Food Safety and Traceability  
• Roundtable with CNCA on Organic Control  
• Seminar with China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment  
• Danish agriculture and food exports to China  
• Chinese food inflation  
• China to standardize animal and poultry husbandry  
• New Administrative Measures for Certification of Organic Products.
Events:
• Kopenhagen Fur puts on Fur Ballet show  
• Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture & Fisheries participating in FHC China 2013  
• Danish chef cooks up a media show  
• New Nordic Food in Shanghai  
• Sino-Danish Seminar on Efficient Pig Production and Environmental Protection  
• Greenlandic Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources visit China.  

Newsletter October – November: Read here
News:  
• Chinese AQSIQ Delegation’s Inspection Visit to Denmark
• Update on Dairy Regulations
• Status on Chinese pork production and consumption and imports  
• Danish agriculture and food exports to China  
• Chinese food inflation
• The future of food security in China
• Food with nutrition and Health Claims - further standardizing the supervision and management    
Events:
• Carlsberg groundbreaking ceremony in Yunnan province  
• Embassy hosts organic milk launch

Newsletter Q3: Read here
News:
• Ministry of Agriculture visit to Denmark in July
• Danish Veterinary and Food Administration bilateral meetings in Beijing 16-18 September
• Launch of the Danish Footprint Network – The Embassy’s new CSR network
• 4th China-Denmark Round Table of Pig Production 16 September 2013
• China-Denmark Seminar on Food Additives
• 17 September 2013, Dairy HACCP Training to CNCA Inspectors
• Roundtable with AQSIQ on Infant Formula Supervision  
• Dairy Legislation Briefing
• China International meat conference
• Danish agriculture and food exports to China and Hong Kong
• Chinese food inflation. 

Newsletter Q2: Read here
News: 
• Seminar on Safe and Sustainable Pig Production and the Danish Pavilion at China Animal and Husbandry Expo
• Participation at Agro-Partnere A/S seminar in Kolding
• Chongqing pig industry panda pig
• Facts about pig production the case of China and Denmark 
• Danish Veterinary and Food Administration Visit 20-22 May
• Global agricultural outlook held in Beijing 
• Impact of urbanisation on agriculture
• EU-China Seminar on Risk Assessment for Agro-products
• Danish food exports to China
• Chinese food inflation.
Events:
• Carlsberg and China Football league holds signing ceremony at the Danish Embassy
• Open Denmark Day at the Danish Embassy
• Embassy in Beijing
• BioFach Shanghai

Newsletter Q1: Read here
News:
• Chinese inspection in Denmark - Pork, Dairy and Fishery production 17.–27. March 2013
• Arrival of 641 breeding pigs to Scandinavian Farms
• Premier Wen’s final government work report
• Recap of the current 5 year plan 2011-2015 - Achievements 2012 and goals 2013
• Upgrade of SFDA,
• Agricultural output in China
• Food inflation
• Dead pigs in main waterway Shanghai
• Hong Kong trading with milk formula
• Food waste in Hong Kong
• Danish exports to China

Reports

Testimonials

"We have successfully used the Food Team in The Trade Council for an array of services for several years. They are an integrated part of our setup in China, because we always get a quick, professional response on the political and economic indicators in China within our sector and receive guidance within governmental affairs. The dedicated staff is always eager to supplement our knowledge in a professional setup and assist our operations.”

Frede Juulsen
Senior Vice President
Consumer International, Arla Foods Amba

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