Hohhot moves from China's dairy capital to world's dairy technology hub
Updated: August 3, 2023


A panoramic view of Yili Future Intelligence and Health Valley in Hohhot. [Photo provided to]

The dairy industry in Hohhot, capital city of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, is experiencing rapid growth as the city strives to transition from being known as "China's Dairy Capital" to becoming the "World's Dairy Industry Technology Capital."

With continuous efforts, Hohhot is poised to become a global leader in dairy technology, showcasing its commitment to innovation and excellence in the industry.

Yili Group, one of the top five dairy companies globally, is taking strides toward becoming a leader in the dairy industry.

As a critical player in the industry, Yili is actively promoting seed industry development. Its subsidiary, Inner Mongolia Saikexing Breeding Biotechnology Co, has established a dedicated seed research institution. Leveraging the advantages of capital, technical services, and superior dairy cattle breeds, Yili is driving the development of the entire industry chain, empowering the Chinese dairy industry.


A production line of Yili Group. [Photo/Hohhot news network]

With Hohhot being renowned as "China's Dairy Capital," Yili Group's efforts are set to elevate the city to the next level. The establishment of the seed research institution exemplifies Yili's commitment to research and innovation in the dairy industry. The company strives to improve dairy farming practices and enhance the productivity of the industry by investing in advanced technology and resources. They aim to improve the breeds of dairy cows to achieve this goal.

The industrial tourism project of the Yili Future Intelligence and Health Valley officially opened for business on June 21 in Hohhot. Located in the core development area of the health valley, the project includes the Grassland Milk Culture Museum, the Chilechuan Ecological Smart Ranch, the Intelligent Manufacturing Experience Center, and the Global Benchmarking Dairy Liquid Manufacturing Base.


Tourists enjoy some shopping in the Yili Future Intelligence and Health Valley. [Photo provided to]

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