Ausnutria Dairy Corporation Ltd ("Ausnutria" or the "Company" together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; Stock code: 1717.HK) was founded in Changsha City, Hunan Province, the PRC in September 2003, the Company was listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited in October 2009, spotlighted as the first Chinese infant formula company to list in Hong Kong.
The Group is principally engaged in (i) the dairy industry with activities ranging from the research and development, milk collection, processing, production, packaging, marketing and distribution of infant formula and other dairy products to customers in the PRC, the Netherlands, Australia and other overseas countries; and (ii) the research and development, production, marketing and distribution of nutrition products to customers principally located in the PRC and Australia.
Ausnutria has a long-term strategy to steadily expand its international corporate position. In 2011, it acquired Ausnutria Hyproca B.V. (formerly "Hyproca Dairy Group B.V"), a dairy company with over 100 years of history in the Netherlands. In 2014, it initiated the investment and construction of the Pluto Factory and the Hector Factory, also in the Netherlands. In 2016, it acquired Nutrition Care, an Australian nutritional products company, and co-invested with Westland (a dairy company in New Zealand) to establish the PNL Factory. In 2017, it acquired ADP and Ozfarm in Australia. In October 2018, Ausnutria introduced CITIC Agricultural Fund as the Company’s single largest shareholder. In January 2022, Ausnutria introduced Yili Industrial, a leading market player in the PRC dairy industry, as the Company’s single largest shareholder.
Ausnutria possesses nine factories around the world, among which there are one in the PRC, five in the Netherlands, two in Australia, and one in New Zealand. These provide a diversified product portfolio of the Group covering infant formula, toddler formula, adult formula, liquidity milk, probiotics, purees and other nutrition products.