Get acquainted with the Global MEGA Producers- COFCO GROUP



COFCO, a large state-owned enterprise Headquartered , was ranked 122 out of top 500 companies in the world by the American Fortune magazine in 2017.

  • Annual operating revenue reached $ 69.7 billion yuan ( $10 billion US)
  • Total profit for 2017 – $ 1.7 billion yuan ($245 million US)
  • Total assets $ 77.8 billion yuan. ($11 billion US)
  • The total sow inventory was 180,000

COFCO Meat is one of 19 specialized company platforms in COFCO Group. COFCO Meat owns hog farms, two slaughtering plants and two meat processing plants strategically located across China.

COFCO Meats has developed two core meat brands, Joycome (fresh pork) and Maverick (processed meats).

COFCO Meat carries out a vertically integrated value chain and strict procedures for supervisory control policy in their production system.

In the last couple of years COFCO Meat had invested heavily into developing the swine production base:

  • Pork production covers 6 different provinces.
  • Total market hog production capacity reached 4 million heads in 2018
  • Plans for expansion up to 10 million by 2020

From left to right:
Gu Yaping – General Manager of Genesus China
Mike Van Schepdael – Vice President of Genesus Inc.
Mr. Xu Jianong – General Manager of COFCO Meat Investment Co., Ltd.
Mr. Li Zhi Li – General Manager of COFCO Swine Production Division
Hu Song – CSEA China Representative

PORK — it’s a global business. No matter the size or location of your hog operation, the name of the game is to sell pounds of pork. The good news is the world loves pork. As the most consumed animal protein, people are selecting pork 40% of the time.

Twenty-seven pork producers owning 8.22 million sows can claim the title of Global Mega Producers for 2017. The Mega Global Producers are as diverse as their geographic location


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