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  1. News - China - HANGZHOU

    Most 'beef' sold at Hangzhou market is pork, report finds

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 06:31pm by Ernest Kao

    ... and Technology Inspection and Quarantine laboratory found that most of the “beef” products were actually all pork and no beef, the Zhejiang Daily reported on Tuesday. Pork, which is half the price ... was no longer an “open secret” as  profit- maximising vendors were finding it too easy to pass processed half-cooked pork off as fake beef. A pound of beef can fetch at least 40-50 yuan (HK$50-60). ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    Supply of mainland meat comes under probe

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... bust after the Lunar New Year as more consumers avoided buying increasingly expensive fresh beef. But pork is not much cheaper. The auction price for live pigs reached a high of HK$1,830 per 100 catty last week, a rise of 20 per cent since the end of last month. A butchers' alliance is considering strike action one day this week if pork prices continue to rise, saying ...

  3. Standing the heat

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Susan Jung The news that the United States Department of Agriculture had lowered its recommended cooking temperature to 62 degrees Celsius for whole (unminced) cuts of pork was met ... of the chefs who had been following the department's previous recommendation of cooking pork to 71 degrees were ones working for big restaurant chains, which are afraid of being sued by customers ...

  4. Business - China Business

    More affluent Chinese consumers eating beef

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 02:46pm by Reuters in Dachang, China

    ... and cereal producers, and Shuanghui International’s US$4.7 billion bid last week for top US pork producer Smithfield Foods is just the country’s latest food ‘land grab’. Beef could be next on the menu as Chinese opt for the protein-rich meat, which is seen as a higher quality product than pork, the nation’s staple. While pork and poultry remain China’s meats of choice, beef consumption ...

  5. Deli Corner

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For the month of March, Deli Corner at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile features a special Hong Kong Sevens menu that includes delectable items such as succulent carpetbag steak; grilled salmon fillet served with spinach and creamed potatoes with Hollandaise sauce; and Russian shashlik with skewered beef, lamb and pork served with mashed potatoes and vodka sauce. The items are priced ...

  6. Hana

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... pork (HK$398 per person) and Australian wagyu (HK$428) for meats. In a large wooden steam box, fresh julienned cabbage and carrot are cooked on a bamboo mat- which imparts a lovely, grassy ... with a light, sweet house soy and a ponzu dipping sauce, rice and miso soup. We each had three slices of beef and repeated the process with five slices each of pork. It is one of the most uncluttered ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Ng Fung Hong ups beef prices by 6pc in year's sixth hike

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... business had deteriorated since the year's first price rise in April. "People switch to pork, chicken or fish, because beef is too expensive," he said. "They don't even ...

  8. Beef supplies back to normal soon as dealers resume trading

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... the night before yesterday.' Some customers turned to pork or mutton instead. But pork vendor Wong Kwok-han said the beef shortage had not substantially boosted her sales. 'Pork sales have ... pig imports last month after pork traders protested against its price increases. The wholesale price of pork has risen more than 60 per cent since October last year- from HK$800 for 60kg ...

  9. Weather blamed for fresh-meat shortage

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Kelly Chan

    ... Agnes Lam, Kelly Chan and Eva Wu No fresh beef will be available for sale in Hong Kong today, and the retail price of pork jumped more than 10 per cent yesterday. The major livestock ... will be closed today, as they are all out of stock. The retail price of pork rose from HK$38 to HK$42 per catty. Secretary for Food and Health York Chow Yat-ngok warned traders against quoting the rising ...

  10. Papi

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with 'fork food/appetisers'), we ordered the house-made pork meatballs (HK$68). They were tender, moist, slathered with a tasty tomato sauce and delicious with the anise-like flavour of fennel ...




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