Danish processed pork allowed on Chinese market


Vincent ter Beek, Pig Progress

Feb 10, 2018


Tulip Food, a subsidiary of pig processor Danish Crown, has received permission to export salami, frankfurter sausages and canned pork to China.


For almost 10 years, Tulip Food had been ready to export its products to China, but only this February all the details have fallen into place, the company wrote in a press release.


Sausages, salami and canned products


Initially, it will be possible to export 3 categories, Danish Crown writes. Sausages and salami/pepperoni from the Svenstrup factory and canned products from the factory in Vejle. All can now be exported and sold to both the retail trade, online and to the foodservice sector in China.


For Danish Crown, access to the Chinese market means that it will now be possible to get closer both to the retail trade and to the foodservice wholesalers, even before the company’s own factory near Shanghai is completed in 2019.


In terms of fresh pork, Danish Crown already is selling large volumes to China, press agency Reuters reminded, accounting for about 5% of its sales.


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