On November 1, 2020, the China Spice Industry Conference was held in Yangling, Shaanxi Province of China, with more than 140 representatives from the Chinese spice industry attending. The conference was organized by the China Chamber of Commerce of Import and Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce and Animal By-Products（CFNA）spice branch, Northwest A&F University, the Management Committee of Yangling Demonstration Zone, and co-organized by BCFoods.
The conference was held for three days. The discussion and speeches were divided into six sections: Chinese seasoning market, world seasoning market, quality standards and testing, international association reports, industry research, and industry development. Representatives and senior experts from many leading companies in the Chinese and global spice industry presented more than twenty in-depth reports, covering a series of spice products, including pepper, star anise, cinnamon, ginger, chili, garlic, onion, and more. In addition, representatives from countries and regions around the world, such as Spain, India, the Netherlands, Egypt, and the United States, made detailed market analyses of spices, herbs, and other products in their respective regions and countries in the form of video reports.
As a co-organizer of the conference, BCFoods actively participated in discussions and exchanges on various topics. The company presented a number of in-depth reports from different sides: 2020 Garlic and Onion Crop Report, Introduction to the Indian Spice Industry, Analysis on the US Quality Standard for Spice Products and Status and Progress of the Universal Standard for Chinese Spice Industry.
Chairman of BCFoods, Mike Liu, who is also the President of the China Spice Association (CSA), made a summary report: Challenges and Opportunities for the Spice Industry under the New Normal.