The Next Billion

Supporting Better Agriculture

Answering the Demand for Safer Food

Demographic changes such as a rising middle class in emerging markets have fueled demand for higher-quality food items, including milk, meat, and seafood. In the last eight years, KKR has made multiple investments in Chinese agricultural companies that focus on food safety.

KKR first invested in Modern Dairy in 2008 to help develop a business solution to address the demand for safer and healthier dairy products in the region.

KKR’s ability to add value to Modern Dairy, hand in hand with the Firm’s growing focus on food safety, has enabled subsequent investments. As strong proponents of food safety, these companies welcomed our partnership and the opportunity to enhance their processes and protocols by partnering on best practices.

  • Asia Dairy, a greenfield dairy farm
  • COFCO Meat, an integrated pork company
  • Fujian Sunner Development, a vertically integrated poultry producer
  • Yuehai Feed Group, an aquatic feed company


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Case Study

Yuehai Feed Group: Investing in Aquatic Feed and Nutrition Solutions >

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