Friday, 30 September, 2022

China’s dairy production rises 7pc in 2021

BEIJING: China's dairy production expanded in 2021, boosted by a steady recovery in demand, according to an industry report.

The country's dairy output came in at 37.78 million tonnes last year, up 7 percent year on year, said the report released at a diary conference and expo held last week in Jinan, Shandong Province, reports Xinhua.

The proportion of large-scale breeding reached 70 percent, up 2.8 percentage points from a year ago. The lion's share of the country's infant formula market was in the hands of domestic brands, with domestic manufacturers commanding 68 percent.

China's milk output maintained robust growth in the first half of the year, up 8.4 percent year on year, according to the report.