Attracted by the prospects in the Chinese market, China Customs data shows that more and more suppliers have been registering to supply into the country, from the traditional key dairy supply sources and some newer entrants.
On 20 July, Chnbrand announced C-CSI brand ranking for 2020, including 6 categories - liquid milk, yoghurt, LAB beverages, cheese for retail sale, IMF, and ice cream.
Recently, China has issued 2 state policies concerning the dairy industry - a draft Guidelines of Sampling Inspection Projects for Organic Product Certification (Dairy Products) published by the CSD on 24 June to ensure consistency in approach, and a Key Supportive Policy for Farmers released on 13 July by the MOA and MOF to boost the revitalisation of the local dairy sector.
On 21 July, the Inner Mongolia Government convened a press conference to promote the development of the traditional dairy industry.
On 30 June, Wyeth officially launched an innovative super-premium IF brand "BELSOL" in China, suggesting its key area of focus going forward.
On 30 June, Mengniu announced a new JV with Arla Foods, suggesting closer cooperation on their cheese business.
On 8 July, Blue Orca Capital published a report questioning China Feihe's revenues and operating costs, prompting China Feihe to issue a clarification the next day.
On 1 July, Fonterra cut its stake in Beingmate to 10.82%, but remaining the 2nd largest shareholder, whilst a few days later the CEO it had assigned to Beingmate resigned, ending its direct participation in the board.
Between late June and mid-July, construction of some notable new dairying and processing plants has been in full swing.
This month's milk supply and demand were relatively balanced, with average prices remaining stable and rising slightly across China. Dealing with heat stress problems, epidemic prevention and increased feed costs have pushed up farm costs overall.
Table of Contents
China's Dairy Import Supply Lines Gradually Diversify
C-CSI Brand Ranking for 2020
National Policies for Dairy Industry
Inner Mongolia Pushes Traditional Dairy Industry
Wyeth Launches New Super-Premium BELSOL IF in China
Mengniu and Arla Foods to Establish New Cheese JV
Blue Orca Capital Shorts China Feihe
Fonterra Retreats Further from Beingmate
Recent Key Dairy Projects
Raw milk supply
China's Dairying Costs in July
News in Breif
Dairy Imports in June 2020
Beingmate Begins to Sell Children's Snacks
China Policy Guidance Supports the School Milk Program
Unilever China to Expand Ice Cream Plant
Three Listed Dairy Producers Publish H1 Result Estimates
Feihe Dairy Launches New GUMP Range
Danone Invests in Chinese Market
Bright Dairy Invests Further in Yangtze River Delta
China's Economy Recovers Gradually in H1
Mengniu Calls for Dairy Cattle Welfare