Our Corporate Partners
National Innovation Center for Modern Agri-technology (Nanjing)
National Innovation Center for Modern Agri-technology (Nanjing) is the first and the only modern agricultural industry science and technology innovation center in East China approved by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs nationwide on December 18, 2016. In the past three years since its operation, the Innovation Center has gathered nearly 10 academician teams, and initially built the only agricultural cluster academician innovation base in China; introduced and contracted 217 enterprises and settled 101 offices; applied for 227 patents in total, including 88 invention patents, 122 utility model patents, 7 design patents and 10 PCT patents.
At BASF, we create chemistry – for a sustainable future. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is arranged into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of about €64.5 billion in 2017.
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people by supporting efforts to overcome the major challenges presented by a growing and aging global population. At the same time, the Group aims to increase its earning power and create value through innovation and growth. Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development, and the Bayer brand stands for trust, reliability and quality throughout the world.
National Rural Industry Integration and Development Alliance
Under the guidance of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People's Republic of China, the National Rural Industry Integration and Development Alliance is a non-profit organization established voluntarily by more than 200 units, including relevant institutions, social organizations, research institutes, colleges and universities, financial institutions, enterprises and media, to facilitate the development of rural industries and to realize the prosperity of rural economy.
CJ Group is a South Korean conglomerate holding company and one of the largest Chaebol headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. It comprises numerous businesses in various industries of food and food service, pharmaceutics and biotechnology, entertainment and media, home shopping and logistics. CJ Group was originally a branch of Samsung until it separated in the 1990s. Notable CJ subsidiaries include CJ CheilJedang (Food and Beverage), CJ Korea Express (Logistics), CJ Olive Networks (Health & Beauty Stores & IT), CJ ENM (Entertainment and Retail), and CJ CGV (Cinema Chain).
Rich's is a privately held, multinational food products corporation headquartered in Buffalo, New York. The company was founded in 1945 by Robert E. Rich, Sr., after his development of a non-dairy whipped topping based on soybean oil. Since then, the company has expanded its non-dairy frozen food offerings, and also supplies products to retailers, in-store bakeries, and foodservice providers. Rich's employs 11,000 employees worldwide, with manufacturing facilities in Brazil, Canada, India, China, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Mexico, South Africa, Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. The company sells more than 2,000 products in 112 countries.
Mondelēz International is one of the largest snack companies in the world and with a purpose to empower people to snack right. Even though Mondelēz International is a young company (founded October 1, 2012), it was built on the foundation of several predecessor companies, most of which date back over 100 years. We make and sells primarily snacks, including biscuits (cookies, crackers and salted snacks), chocolate, gum & candy as well as various cheese & grocery and powdered beverage products.
Mars, Incorporated is an American multinational manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services, with US$40 billion in annual sales in 2020. The company is entirely owned by the Mars family. Mars operates in four business segments around the world: Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Petcare, Food, and MARS Edge.
PepsiCo, Inc. is an American multinational food, snack, and beverage corporation headquartered in Harrison, New York. PepsiCo's business encompasses all aspects of the food and beverage market. It oversees the manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of its products. PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated $70 billion in net revenue in 2020, driven by a complementary beverage and convenient foods portfolio that includes Lays, Doritos, Cheetos, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, and SodaStream. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.
Founded in 1946 in Alba (Italy) by the young chocolatier Pietro Ferrero, Michele’s father, the Ferrero Group is a family-run business and one of the largest chocolates and confectionery companies in the world. Today, our reach extends across 55 countries on 5 continents with iconic brands distributed in over 170 countries. With his global vision, built upon our heritage, Giovanni Ferrero continues to run the company successfully. Generation after generation, our commitment to creating value forms the basis for crafting our much-loved products in an ethical and socially conscious manner.