On 6th January morning，China Food Cold Chain Enterprisers Annual Conference was successfully held at Tianjin Saixiang Hotel. This conference was sponsored by China National Food Industry Association .Food Logistics Professional Committee of China and Tianjin Xiqing Economic-Technological Development Area Administrative Committee undertook this conference. Based on the theme “seizing the opportunity, seeking a breakthrough, grasping the overall situation of food cold chain” ,the conference discuss the current situation and opportunities of food cold chain industry, also looking into the future of the industry in the coming year.
Vice president and secretary general of China National Food Industry Association, Sheng Chi, Vice mayor of Tianjin Xiqing District The People's Government ,Dr Nancy Zhang, Investigator of Department of consumer goods industry, Ministry of Industry and Information, Zhang Zhifei, Vice-Director of XEDA, Linda Jiang attended the conference. Hundreds of related enterprises such as COFCO, Mr. Lee, New Spicy Way, S.F.Express, JD, participate this conference.
Vice president and secretary general of China National Food Industry Association, Sheng Chi, addressed congratulations on the convening of the annual meeting. Then, he reviewed the development of food industry in 2016 in terms of economic benefits, industrial scale and food safety. Hoping by support of this platform, companies can accelerate the industry integration, and jointly promote the food cold chain industry to achieve new breakthroughs in the "13th Five-Year" period.
Vice mayor of Tianjin Xiqing District The People's Government ,Dr Nancy Zhang, Xiqing has always attached great importance to the development of the food industry, a number of well-known enterprises have invested in Xiqing District. The development speed of this food industry is outstanding. Superior geographical location, convenient transportation network and professional carrier Area, make Xiqing District become an ideal place for food industry enterprises to invest.
Investigator of Department of consumer goods industry, Ministry of Industry and Information, Zhang Zhifei summarized the development of China's food industry in “12th Five-Year” and the current challenges , and comprehensively analyzed the relevant policies in 13th Five-Year "food cold chain industry.
Subsequently, the vice-director of XEDA, Linda Jiang made a speech about the impact of “ One Belt, One Road” on opportunities and development of food cold chain industry. And she also comprehensively introduced the development advantages of food cold chain industry in XEDA from three aspects, industrial base, investment carrier and supporting environment. She said the food cold chain industry is currently in a period of rapid development, In the superposition of multiple opportunities and favorable policies, Tianjin provides the food industry for a good space and prospect. As the nearest state-level development area to the downtown Tianjin, XEDA has the advantages of ripe facilities, sea and air transportation network, and it has formed a complete industrial chain covering food machinery, production and processing, packaging and printing, warehousing, transportation, distribution and sales. Besides, XEDA has professional investment service team and complete service system , provide full-time service for enterprise.
At the meeting, Chia Tai Group, S.F.Express, JD and other business representatives respectively shared their development status, cutting-edge technology, operation mode and development opportunities of their fields, and made a discussion around the "seizing the opportunity, seeking a breakthrough, grasping the overall situation of food cold chain", which can bring new insights and new ideas for the development of the food cold chain industry.
With the help of the China food cold chain industry event, XEDA promote and recommend the investment advantages of the development area to hundreds well-known domestic food cold chain enterprises, which made a deep understanding of the food cold chain enterprises for XEDA and the development of its food industry. Additionally, Linda Jiang exchanged ideas extensively with enterprise executives, and invite more than 10 enterprises with investment intentions to investigate. This effectively promote the high quality food cold chain enterprise to gather in XEDA.
（By Ethan Zhang and Ted Hu）