Food Partner Network News In March, the following developments occurred in the dairy industry:”National Food Safety Standard Infant Formula” (GB 10765—2021),”National Food Safety Standard Older Infant Formula” ( GB 10766-2021) and”National Food Safety Standards for Toddlers Formula Food” (GB 10767-2021) three new national standards were released; Junlebao, Nestle, Meiji, Guangming and others are competing to launch new products, involving milk powder, yogurt, cheese and other categories; The State Administration of Market Supervision issued an announcement on matters related to the registration of infant formula milk powder product formulas; personnel adjustments occurred in Danone, Bellamy China, a2 milk, etc.; at the two sessions, representatives of Mengniu, Feihe, and Junlebao provided suggestions for the development of the dairy industry , Put forward a series of suggestions; many companies invested in the construction of dairy farms and so on.
Three new national standards for infant formula foods are released
On February 22, 2021, the National Health and Family Planning Commission issued”National Food Safety Standard Infant Formula” (GB 10765-2021),”Food Safety National Standard Older Infant Formula” (GB 10766-2021) and The new national standard of”National Food Safety Standard Child Formula Foods” (GB 10767—2021), the new national standard clarifies the concept of milk-based and bean-based formulas for infants and older infants; the minimum and maximum nutrient content in the product is carried out. Revision or addition, revision of macronutrients, etc. At the same time, in order to interpret the implementation of the standards, Q&A on infant formula food standards was also released.
Guangming, Yili, Nestlé and others are competing to push new products
In March, Bright, Yili, Nestlé and others competed to launch new products, involving milk powder, yogurt, cheese and other categories.
Junlebao, Nestlé, Danone and Swiss milk powder manufacturer Hochdorf launched new milk powder products. Among them, Junle Baolexing launched an upgraded version of A2 milk milk powder. The new BEBA SUPREME series of Nestlé Group’s new products were launched, and the cross-border e-commerce of Nestlé Nutrition announced the global launch of the upgraded version of the ultra-high-end”Neng En · All Care” 3. In addition, Danone announced that it will cooperate with Meiji to develop a new form of product, and Aptamil will launch a new infant formula in the form of pre-metered tablets. Swiss milk powder manufacturer Hochdorf has launched 1-3 infant goat milk powder under its Bimbosan brand.
And Meiji, Guangming, Adopting a cow, launched a new yogurt product. On March 26, Meiji announced the launch of a new series of Probiotic Yogurt in the Chinese market, including R-1 flavored yogurt and LG21 flavored fermented milk. Guangming Xpress developed a new product”7-day improvement plan”, which added Guangming’s unique patented strain of Lactobacillus plantarum ST-Ⅲ. Adopt a cow and launch a new French-style room temperature yogurt, available in two flavors:original flavor and white peach oatmeal.
Yili and Junlebao also aimed at the children’s instant cheese market and launched new children’s cheese products. Yili has launched a new product”Smoky Cheese” under its cheese, which has four flavors:original, strawberry, banana and honeydew. On March 16, Junlebao Dairy launched the Zengcong formula cheese stick, and at the same time, it fully upgraded the Sikeqi children formula cheese stick.
In addition, two brands of Yili, Jindian and Zhixuan, have also launched new products. Jindianshang’s new A2β-casein organic pure milk, and Zhixuan launched a new product oat milk.
The State Administration of Market Supervision issued an announcement on matters related to the registration of infant formula milk powder product formulas
In order to complete the registration of infant formula milk powder product formulas after the release of the new national standard, on March 24, the State Administration of Market Supervision issued an announcement on matters related to the registration of infant formula milk powder product formulas, focusing on the next step for the approved formula How to apply for registration is explained.
It is mentioned in the announcement that for the registered product formula, if the applicant adjusts the formula according to the new national standard, in principle, the registration shall be changed; at the same time, the types of formula raw materials (including food additives) and the nutrient composition table shall be adjusted. If it constitutes a new product formula, it shall be processed in accordance with the cancellation of the original formula and application for registration of the new formula. Applicants who apply for registration according to the new national standard (including changes and renewals) should submit materials in accordance with the”Infant and Young Children Formula Milk Powder Product Formula Registration Application Materials and Requirements (Trial) (2017 Revised Edition)”. The materials that have not changed will no longer repeated submit. In the product formulation research and development demonstration report, the research and development demonstration status of the formulation adjustment and the difference before and after the adjustment shall be explained in detail.
Danone, Bellamy China change coaches A2 Milk appoints new directors
In March, Danone and Bellamy China changed their coaches. On March 15, the French food group Danone announced a major adjustment, stating that Fan Yimou will step down as chairman and chief executive officer of the board of directors, and the board of directors appointed Gilles Schnepp as chairman of the board, effective immediately. On the evening of March 30, Bellamy China confirmed to the media that the CEO of China had been replaced by Yang Yan.
In addition, a2 Milk has also made personnel adjustments, and the company appointed Bessie Lee as its new independent non-executive director.
The voice of dairy industry representatives at the two sessions
In this year’s two sessions, representatives of Mengniu, Feihe, and Junlebao offered advice and suggestions for the development of the dairy industry and put forward a series of suggestions.
Among them, Shi Yudong, a representative of the National People’s Congress and an R&D engineer of Mengniu Group, put forward”Proposals on the High-quality Development of the Dairy Industry Chain”,”Proposals on Promoting Deep Processing of Dairy Products and Promoting Industrial Upgrading”,”Proposals on Promoting Deep Processing of Dairy Products and Promoting Industrial Upgrading””Recommendations”,”Recommendations on Sorting out and Revising Relevant Policies and Regulations of the National Dairy Industry”
National People’s Congress representative and Chairman of China Feihe Leng Youbin put forward the”Recommendations on Establishing a Supply Chain Security System in the Dairy Industry” and”Recommendations on Establishing a Social Support System for Children Aged 0-3.”
Wei Lihua, representative of the National People’s Congress and chairman and president of Junlebao Dairy Group, submitted a proposal for”Proposals for Increasing the Purchase Location of Imported Cows”.
Guangming Dairy, Tianrun Dairy, and Guangming Dairy invest in the construction of dairy farms
In March, Guangming Dairy, Tianrun Dairy, and Guangming Dairy invested in the construction of dairy farms. Among them, on March 5, 2021, Guangming Animal Husbandry signed a cooperation agreement with the People’s Government of Funan County, Anhui Province, and Guangming Animal Husbandry invested 360 million yuan to build a new dairy farm in Fuyang, Anhui.
In addition, Bright Dairy and Tianrun Dairy intend to raise funds to invest in the construction of dairy farms. On March 16, Bright Dairy issued a plan for non-public issuance of A shares. It plans to raise no more than 1.93 billion yuan for 4 new dairy cattle breeding demonstration farms, 1 renovation and expansion projects, and supplementary liquidity. Tianrun Dairy disclosed the fixed increase plan on the evening of March 28. The company plans to raise a total capital of no more than 567.5 million yuan to invest in the construction of 10,000 large-scale dairy cattle demonstration farms and supplement working capital.
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