About Yashili NZ

Established in 1983, Yashili is one of the top producers of infant milk formula in China. In November 2010, Yashili achieved a successful listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and in August 2013, it was acquired by the Mengniu Group, China’s largest producer of liquid milk products. In October 2014, Danone became Yashili’s second-largest investor, purchasing a 25 per cent stake in the company.

Yashili New Zealand Dairy Co., Ltd (Yashili New Zealand) was established in July 2012. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Yashili International Holdings Ltd. and China Mengniu Dairy Co., Ltd. Yashili’s $220million state-of-the-art production facility in Pokeno has an annual production capacity of 52,000 tonnes of premium quality infant formula product.

The Yashili New Zealand plant boasts globally best-in-class facilities, utilising the latest technology and the finest automatic control systems. Temperature and humidity is controlled around the clock, guaranteeing stable production and ensuring reliable product quality. The infant formula produced here is conceptualised, developed and manufactured according to very stringent standards, from the purchase of raw materials to the manufacture of the end product. Each tin of formula has full traceability from plant to purchase. Our products pass China and New Zealand regulatory agencies’ tests and meet the quality standards of both countries.

Yashili works hard at building a harmonious relationship with the local Pokeno community and worked closely with local lwi communities and neighbours in the establishment of the plant.

We are committed to providing our consumers with the highest quality product, but this must not come at a cost to the environment. We abide by rigorous environment protection procedures and take every effort to minimize any negative effect.

Yashili, to love with heart.



Our Vision

Always manufacturing the safest, highest quality paediatric dairy products: next best to nature.

Our Values

Get on with it. Believing in each other to perform. Careful planning and analysis to ensure manufacturing control and to deliver robust result. We are a team, not a committee. Believing there is always a better way.

Our Mission

Develop and grow a successful manufacturing facility that delivers the highest quality and safest products to our customers, on time, in full, for the benefit of our shareholders, customers, staff and community, while taking care of our environment.

Yashili are committed to providing consumers with the highest quality product