Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is looking to go green. Can Australian companies benefit?

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The company's Australian head says Chinese shoppers are looking for products that are sustainable, eco-friendly and healthy, which Australian businesses can capitalise on.

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"[We offer] a 30-minute delivery for orders within three kilometres and it's basically all done on electric mopeds," he said. Food Leaders Australia general manager Justin Heaven it was still "very niche", there but was a growing market for eco-friendly products and services in China, as consumer awareness was changing.ABC Rural: Arlie Felton-TaylorMr Heaven said Chinese consumers were willing to pay a premium for a range of Australian products, such as nuts or fresh produce, but businesses needed to "tell their story well".

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