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Development of Dairy Industry


Over the past five years, the Ministry of Science and Technology's "dairy industry development" project has improved technological innovation in the industry, made great progress in key technology R&D, e.g., breeding of milk cows, feedstuffs, prevention and treatment of epidemic diseases, processing of dairy products, quality and safety, and initially set up China's technology pillar system for dairy industry industrialization. The project has established 20 demonstration zones with 1.18 million milk cows, increased output per cow from 5,000 to 6,500 kilograms, and fostered a great many competitive brands.


Driven by the "dairy industry development" project, China's dairy industry output has maintained a very high average growth rate of 25 percent a year, and accounts for 3.7 percent of the world total.

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