In Yakima, Washington, summer means cherry season. Thanks to the power of cross-border e-commerce, summer also means Yakima cherries for many Chinese families. For many years now, Alibaba has been working with Domex Superfresh Growers to bring its cherries from trees in Yakima, Washington to tables in China in just 48 hours. This is just one example of how high-quality American goods, including fresh products, are sold on Alibaba platforms to consumers around the world.
This month, we celebrate American growers, SMEs, and companies that are bringing their produce and food products to Chinese consumers. In addition to Domex Superfresh Growers, these businesses include:
Alibaba’s mission in the U.S. is to help American businesses and brands, like those mentioned above, sell their products, grow their brands and consumer base, and succeed in the China market. You can read more below about the experiences of U.S. brands and SMEs on Alibaba’s platforms.
I have also outlined the work we do in the U.S. this month in Protocol. As American businesses of all sizes look to go global, we look forward to working with them to innovate, digitize and reach new markets.
Michael Evans, President and Director, Alibaba Group