JD.com makes fresh food production chain move

JD.com makes fresh food production chain move

Chinese online retailer, JD.com, has announced the opening of the largest plant factory in China. 

The likes of spinach, cabbage, red and green lettuce and coriander will be cultivated in a hydroponic culturing system and available to purchase online and offline at JD.com’s 7FRESH supermarkets.

“The factory in Tongzhou marks our entry into the very beginning of the fresh food production chain, allowing us to guarantee that the fresh goods we sell have been treated with the care JD applies to everything we do,” says Xiaosong Wang, President of JD FMCG and Food businesses.

“Our supply chain technology, logistics network and e-commerce expertise combined with Mitsubishi Chemical’s sophisticated growing technology puts us in an ideal position to create an entirely new model for agriculture, and cultivates a fresh and healthy lifestyle in China.”

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