Controversial Hong Kong mooncakes ‘to be destroyed’ in mainland China
A mainland Chinese company that sells a popular brand of mooncakes caught up in the maelstrom of Hong Kong politics said it would have to destroy its stock of the cakes. This week, state media denounced a director of Hong Kong-based Taipan Bread and Cake for supporting the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. Wu Haotian, general manager of a company that sells the Taipan brand of mooncakes to retailers in mainland China, said they had received too many returns to cope with, according to the Southern Metropolis News. “A huge amount of the mooncakes has been returned and held up in the company,” he was quoted as saying. “The amount is so huge that we haven’t calculated exactly how much has been retu