The Lake Nankang Qiyibai Biotechnology Co., Ltd. in Hunan, Wuhan Province (short Kang Biotech Co.) and Dupont’s Genencor Co. have entered into talks on a strategic cooperation for the development of the Chinese probiotic market. Kang Biotech is a leading supplier of cosmetic and dietary products and provides appropriate production facilities for the sensitive manufacturing and storage requirements of probiotics. Probiotics sales in China are booming at 20 % growth per year, and Genencor, with a growth of its China probiotics business of 50 % over the last 3 years, has announced to expand the capacity of its facility in Beijing.

China Bio news release, October 26, 2017