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China Agricultural University

China Agricultural University (CAU) is a national key university, under the direct supervision of Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China. Its history dates from 1905 when it was established as the Agricultural Section of the Imperial University of Peking. Over the past one hundred years, CAU has developed into a research university with agriculture, life sciences and agricultural engineering as its feature and strength. It has established academic relations with 178 universities and institutes in 35 countries and regions. On CAU campuses, there are many organizations related to international education, research and training. They carry out overseas programs by helping students enhance their qualities of global vision and innovation.



    Wageningen UR

Wageningen UR (University & Research centre) focuses on the domain of healthy food and living environment and is ranked worldwide the number in its field. It includes two entities: Wageningen University and a special foundation with nine applied research institutes. Wageningen UR employs 6,500 and has offices abroad in China, Chile, Africa and the Middle East. This close combination of fundamental research and practical expertise is unique and attracts attention from all over the world. Wageningen UR teaches students from 100 countries and has projects running throughout the world, in close collaboration with renowned international food & agri companies. China is one of the focus countries.




Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.


Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., one of the world's five largest dairy companies, is fully owned by Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A., a cooperative with a history of 140 years. With 19,244 member dairy farmers in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium it is one of the world’s largest dairy cooperatives.

Together with the Cooperative's member dairy farmers, FrieslandCampina controls the entire milk production chain from milk to end product – from grass to glass. This guarantees the safety, quality and sustainability of the products: from animal feed, animal health, milking, milk transport and processing of the milk, to distribution of the products to our customers and consumers. Our grass to glass quality and safety system was built over time in close collaboration with the government and the academic world.








CRV is one of the leading herd improvement companies in the world. It is a global leader in the use of genomic selection in breeding programmes. CRV is constantly conducting research into options for improving the genetic quality of semen and embryos. It develops innovative products and solutions to support farmers all over the world. Customer needs and customer benefits determine our activities and we want to add value for everyone who uses our products and services. This means that CRV wants to deliver solutions that support farms in their herd management.

    Henan Huahuaniu Dairy Co., Ltd

      Established in 1994, Henan Huahuaniu Dairy Group Co., Ltd has production locations in Zhengzhou, Mazhai and Xinzheng, with daily processing capacity of 1,300 tons and annual output of 0.3 million tons. We have over 2,000 employeesand 60% of them are technical staff. Huahuaniu is a professional company for dairy research & development and production. We draw on the advanced dairy farming management and breeding technique from home and abroad and on top of the Yellow River Beach Dairy Farming Belt and East Henan Dairy Farming Belt, the company invested in several large-scale dairy farms. The company became one of the members of China Dairy D20 Companies in 2015, and is the biggest dairy company in Henan province.

Beijing Eastern Bell Technology Group

      Beijing Eastern Bell Technology Group was established in 2000. It is dedicated to the ruminant husbandry industry in China and aims to build up an integrated technology platform and product service platform for customers in the various sectors such as dairy cow, beef cattle, and sheep to maximize their operational efficiency. During the past 15 years, Eastern Bell has built a portfolio of excellent products and integrated advanced technological resources at global frontiers, and developed an international network constituting partnerships with 13 companies from 10 countries around the world such as U.S.A., Spain, Malaysia, Italy, Germany, New Zealand, France, Poland, Israel and the Netherlands.

        In 20 years, Eastern Bell has made efforts to integrate technology for ruminant animals such as cows, beef, mutton sheep breeding, formed the seven management solutions, continuously innovated and contributed to the healthy development of ruminants in China.


   Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co., Ltd.

      Yili Group, the top 1 Asian dairy company, and one of the top 10 largest dairy companies in the world. It has won deep trust from consumers with its diversified products with high quality, high-tech content and high additional value. Every day, more than 100 million Yili products are delivered to consumers. Every year, nearly 1.35 billion Chinese consumers enjoy the nutritious and delicious Yili products. Yili is committed to the production of 100% safe and healthy dairy products, and adopts the strict quality control standards throughout the global industrial chain to ensure zero accident of food safety. Yili has always adhered to and promoted the innovation strategy, leading the Chinese dairy industry into a systematic and standardized development era. In the future, Yili will continue to provide healthy products, advocate healthy living style and lead the healthy development of the industry.

       Nanjing Weigang Dairy Co., Ltd.

     Nanjing Weigang Dairy Group was established in 1928, and its predecessor was the Experimental Ranch of the National Revolutionary Army School for the descendants of the deceased founded by the Song sisters. After nearly 91 years of inheritance and innovation, Weigang Dairy has become a national leading enterprise in agricultural industrialization, one of the top 100 Chinese food enterprises, a key enterprise in the national tenth, eleventh and twelfth “Five-Year Plan”, and the dairy company that has won the “China Time-honored Brand”. Weigang Dairy has built a number of Eco-tech dairy farms with more than 40,000 elite Holstein cows, established 4 big modern dairy production and processing base in Jiangsu and Anhui province. Each batch of milk will go through 28 strict tests to ensure the quality and safety of each bottle of Weigang milk!


   Yunnan NiuNiu Husbandry Co., Ltd.

      Yunnan NiuNiu Husbandry Co., Ltd. was established on March 25, 2014. It covers an area of more than 1,300 acres, with a registered capital of 68 million yuan and total assets of 260 million yuan. Yunnan NiuNiu is a provincial-level leading enterprise and provincial-level livestock standardized breeding demonstration sites in Yunnan. It is a modern farming and animal husbandry enterprise that covers dairy farming and high quality raw milk production. The company has gained the approval of national student drinking milk source base. It has become the highest-quality dairy farm in the southwest China with the largest scale, the highest level of automation and the best performance of milk production per dairy cow.


  Guangdong Yantang Dairy Co.,Ltd.

       Founded in 1956, Yantang Dairy is a listed company of the Guangdong Agricultural Reclamation directly under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. It is the vice president unit of the Dairy Association of China, the vice chairman unit of the China Dairy Industry Association, and a member of IDF China National Committee. It is also the first listed company specializing in liquid milk in Guangdong, and the only D20 enterprise in South China. It has been awarded as a national high-tech enterprise, a national research and development center for dairy processing technology, a post-doctoral scientific research station, provincial-level enterprise technology center, and has won multiple certifications such as FSSC22000, ISO9001, HACCP, and GMP. It has been approved as a certified export enterprise for food production. After years of development, it has become the largest dairy enterprise in South China with an integrated industrial chain.


   East Rock Farm Technologies Co., Ltd.


      In early 1990s, Mr. Wang Jue, co-founder of East Rock, played a leading role in the development, production and export of rubber mats dedicated for dairy farms, and started to provide service for the global dairy industry. In 2002, as a private foreign trade enterprise, East Rock commenced producing international standard cow barn equipment for the global market. With the support and knowledge from Canada and the USA, East Rock Farm Technologies Co., Ltd. was founded in 2011 and soon became a professional High-tech company whose business covers dairy farm design, dairy farming equipment manufacture and installation, R&D and application of farm IOT and smart environment control systems and VR technology. With strong partners and commitment to the dairy industry East Rock is a steadily-growing force in the dairy industry.


      Shandong Bihai Packaging Materials Co., Ltd.


      Shandong Bihai Packaging Materials Co., Ltd. was founded in 1985, focusing on the research, development and manufacturing of dairy and beverage processing machinery and filling equipment. Our company mainly produces aseptic carton filling machine and auxiliary equipment and paper/Al/PE liquid food aseptic laminated packaging paper, providing customers with overall solutions and turnkey projects. Bihai is one of drafting companies & units for aseptic carton filling machine national standard, and top 30 of the China light industrial equipment manufacturing industry.