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Major China Dairy Opens European Research Centre

27 February 2014

CHINA – Yili group has unveiled a dairy research and development facility at Wageningen University.

The centre is the first Chinese R&D unit in Europe and will focus on cow cultivation, dairy product research and food safety.

Company President Pan Gang said that Europe will become the most important part of the company’s research base.

In a report by Xinuanet news, Mr Gang said: "We shall not only cooperate with the top research institutions, but also continue to conduct the world-level research. We will also invite global experts into our R&D team.”

Wageningen Univeristy chairman Aalt Dijkhuizen welcomed the launch and commended China on its milk producing status.

"Wageningen University looks forward to cooperating with Yili in promoting the progress of the global dairy industry," Mr Dijkhuizen said.

TheCattleSite News Desk

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