Hongyuan Yak Milk Powder


Source: China IP News

Hongyuan yak milk powder is produced in Hongyuan County of Aba Qiang Zang ethnic autonomous prefecture, which is located on the southeastern Qingzang plateau, northwestern Sichuan province of China, with an altitude of 3,000 to 4,500 meters. The water source is the Shuomo River tributary of the Dadu River and the streams of the Baihe River. The natural grassland containing Rhodiola, Pinus thunbergii, Cordyceps, Snow Lotus, Gansong, Gentiana, Qianghuo, Dahuang and Astragalus membranaceus is used as grazing land.

The dairy source of Hongyuan yak milk powder is Hongyuan yak that has the characteristics of strong immunity, cold resistance, hypoxia resistance, fatigue resistance and radiation resistance. After raw milk collection, pasteurization, vacuum concentration and spray drying, the crude protein and calcium content of Hongyuan yak milk powder is high.

Hongyuan County is a poverty-stricken county. Sichuan Provincial Market Supervision and Administration has been working with the local government to alleviate poverty. Through the implementation of the National Geographical Indication protective products, there are more than 6,000 households totaled 20,000 herdsmen engaged in free range husbandry and production in the protected area of 11 townships and towns. Hongyuan yak milk powder plays a critical role to promote the development of local characteristic economy and helped the local people get rid of poverty and become rich.

According to statistics, at present the local Hongyuan yak milk collecting network covers around 1 million yaks, processing about 100,000 metric tons fresh yak milk annually. The total value of output reaches 200 million Chinese Yuan annually. The products are sold all over the country, including Hong Kong and Macao.(Courtesy of the IP Protection Department of CNIPA and IP Bureau of Sichuan Province)