Taking the output of smaller producers into account, China’s total production of ice cream last year surpassed that of the US, the spokesperson said.
China’s per capita consumption of ice cream has grown from one liter 20 years ago to 3 liters in 2016.
“Compared with developed countries, ice cream industry is still young in China and has a lot of room for growth,” said Zhu Nianlin, director of the association.
This year’s Ice Cream China hosted nearly 400 exhibitors, with more than 1,500 booths in an area covering 35,000 square meters.
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