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UEA hold business event linking up Norfolk with trade in China

PUBLISHED: 10:33 07 March 2018 | UPDATED: 10:33 07 March 2018

Tingting He Wilkin & Sons Ltd of Tiptree and Chinese students. Photo: Norwich Business School, UEA

Tingting He Wilkin & Sons Ltd of Tiptree and Chinese students. Photo: Norwich Business School, UEA

Norwich Business School, UEA

Food from the region’s 
finest producers has been tasted and critiqued by Chinese students at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

UEA Chinese students. Photo: Norwich Business School, UEAUEA Chinese students. Photo: Norwich Business School, UEA

About 200 students took part in the event held by the UEA Business School on Tuesday, February 27.

The event was held to promote trade with China and offer producers from Norfolk an opportunity for regional branding, product offering and develop in the market.

Senior lecturer at UEA, Min Zhang, said: “The event helps the food and drink producers in East Anglia to test their products in the Chinese market and provides the Chinese students at UEA an opportunity to understand British food.”

Student Anni Valentine spoke at the event and said: “It was a wonderful opportunity to network and work alongside industry professionals. The event was a success and I look forward to seeing the results of the research gained.”

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