Our Key Stakeholder Organizations in China

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This page provides an overview of our key stakeholder organizations in China:

China Beverage Industry Association (CBIA)

CBIA is the national alliance of non-alcoholic beverage industry of China. It provides a neutral forum for members to discuss and cooperate on issues of common interest. CBIA serves as liaison between its members, the government, research institutes and the general public. CBIA represents their members in discussions of legislative and regulatory affairs with the government.

CBIA is a member of ICBA.

In 2018, CBIA issued a “Call for Action” to encourage member companies to launch more nutritionally enhanced products and make beverages more effective source of nutrients. In 2019, CBIA issued a Pledge of Sustainability calling on member to support the national strategies of Healthy China and Green China with product reformulations, diversification and sustainable packaging solutions.

TCCC China is a founding member of CBIA and sits on the Executive Committee of Vice Presidents.

China National Food Industry Association (CNFIA)

CNFIA was founded in 1981 as the national food and beverage industry association with the approval by the State Council, China’s cabinet. Under CNFIA, there are nearly 30 sub-committees, including Spirits Committee, Bean Products Committee, Confectionary Committee, Bakery Products Committee, Technology Committee, etc. TCCC China holds a Vice Presidency at CNFIA.

CNFIA has played a significant role in engaging the government and other organizations on behalf of the industry. CNFIA has been taking the lead to draft a Health and Wellness Reformulation Guideline for the F&B sector calling for the business sectors to contribute to Healthy China with product innovation and reformulation.

Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)

CGF is a global, parity-based industry network that brings consumer goods retailers and manufacturers together. The areas of focus of CGF China are food safety, health and wellness and environmental sustainability.

China Food Information Center (CFIC)

CFIC is a non-profit organization dedicated to research and public education in food safety, nutrition, health and wellbeing. It was founded in July 2014 with the approval of the Ministry of Civil Affairs.

In 2020, CFIC published the survey result of Three Reductions and Reformulation, which looks into consumer health and nutrition literacy as well as behavior and diet patterns to identify main challenges and inform F & B industry priorities.