Printable pdf version: Profile – Tangren Shen 2012.
Chinese Agribusiness Profiles: Tangren Shen 唐人神集团股份有限公司 Prepared by Stella Chang November 2012
Tangren Shen Group Co. Ltd. Is a privately owned group based in Zhuzhou in Hunan Province. Its principal activities are focused on:
- Meat Processing
Tangren Shen Group (TRS) has 4,350 employees and 45 subsidiaries that operate in China. Internationally, TRS has formed a joint venture with Whiteshire Hamroc LLC in the US, which is a swine genetics company. Focused on “breed improvement, safe feed, healthy reproduction, meat processing, and brand monopoly,” the group been working with Whiteshire Hamroc to develop a genetic multiplication system to improve breeding processes.
Tangren Shen Group has two brands of feed: TRS and Camel feed. It was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on March 25, 2011 (Stock Code No. 002567). In 2010, the company’s trademark value was estimated at 2.359 billion RMB.
Mainly operating in the pig and pork agricultural value chain, Tangren Shen is involved in feed production, animal breeding, meat processing, agricultural technology, and animal health. Additionally, TRS also produces Camel feed through its Zhuzhou feed factory.
- TRS is the sixth largest feed miller in China, and the 11th largest meat processor.
- In 1997, the group was given the title Leading Agricultural Industrial Enterprise by the provincial government
- In 2002, TRS placed in China Feed Top 100 Enterprises
- In 2005, the group placed 7th in China’s Top 500 Manufacturing Enterprises and was listed in China’s Top 30 Feed Enterprises.
In 1987, Zhuzhou Feed Company began producing Camel feed. After winning several awards for its quality, Zhuzhou Feed Co. worked with Tang Sang Feeds Co. Limited to set up Hunan Xiangda Industry Co., Ltd. , which had a sales revenue exceeding 100 million RMB. In 1995, after merging with Zhuzhou Meat Factory, TRS Meat Products Co., Ltd. was created. Focused on meat processing, the company did not begin its breeding operations until 1996, after merging with Zhuzhou Export Pig farm. In 2002, the TRS group was founded and Tao Yishan was chosen to be the Deputy Chairman of 4th China Feed industry. Today the group has feed, meat, and animal health branches in Henan, Yunnan, Anhui, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, etc.
To improve and expand its breeding operations, TRS Group formed a joint venture with Whiteshire Hamroc LLC in the US. Whiteshire Hamroc LLC provides the pig herds and technologies to TRS, which is working on a planned genetic program.
The key executives for Tangrenshen Group are:
Tao Yishan: Chairman/President
Liu Dajian: Vice President
Guo Yonghua: Vice President
Sun Shuangsheng: Controller/Secretary
In 2002, Mr. Tao was listed as one of the Top 10 Outstanding Economic Figures of Hunan. Today, in addition to being President of TRS Group, he is also a State Council expert for special allowance, 10th NPC Representative, Deputy Chairman of China Feed Industry Association, Deputy Chairman of China Meat Association.
In September 2011, Hunan Xingda, a subsidiary of TRS group, reached 20,000 tons of monthly sales volume. This was the first time reaching this goal and was a large development for TRS in the industry.