April 4, 2005, as reported
by just-food.com: Finnish dairy group Valio received only
the third Chinese Grade A Green Food label given to a foreign company.
The Green Food label is given by the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture
to companys exhibiting product safety and environmental stewardship.
In order to be eligible for the award the entire manufacturing
process must comply with a strict list of criterion for safe and
environmentally sound production. In the dairy industry this means
that the entire chain extending from farm to final product undergoes