SOURCE: FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited

FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited

June 28, 2016 03:00 ET

FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Wins Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards

Recognition to OPTIMEL Brand for Initiating Tailored Nutrition for Age Health Promotion Campaign to Support Local Senior Community Embracing Healthy Aging

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Jun 28, 2016) - FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited named the winner of the Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2016.

The award honours FrieslandCampina Hong Kong and OPTIMEL brand for the significant achievement in health promotion initiating the Tailored Nutrition for Age health promotion campaign for local senior community from age 40+, 50+ and 60+ and above.

Mr. Harvey Uong, Managing Director of FrieslandCampina Hong Kong commented on the award: "We are honoured to be named the winner in the Health Promotion category of the Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2016. This is an important recognition for FRIESLANDCAMPINA HONG KONG and OPTIMEL brand for our continuous efforts in preparing our local community for a healthy aging journey, allowing them to prepare, to embrace and to redefine enjoyment in the silver ages in life with excellent mobility, heart health and cognitive performance."

Global population is aging rapidly, whilst Hong Kong has the highest aging population amongst other Asian countries. FrieslandCampina Hong Kong is accountable to back local community who are looking for healthy lifestyles and nutrition products that enable them on healthy aging. Backed by the innovation and research and development expertise of FrieslandCampina in the Netherlands, the company and the brand OPTIMEL adult nutrition proactively understand and address nutrition needs of different age of adult and the senior population in local community, develop tailored nutrition product and health promotion campaigns with healthy and dietary intake education, health tests and physical exercises, enabling local community to embrace healthy aging.

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Ms Ella Fong (left), Associate Sales Director of FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) received the ASIA RESPONSIBLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARDS AWARD from Tan Sri Datuk Seri Dr Fong Chan On (middle), Chairman of Enterprise Asia.
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About FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited
FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited (FCHK), a subsidiary of Royal FrieslandCampina, has maintained a long presence in Hong Kong since 1938, providing high quality and nutritious dairy products including FRISO infant and toddler milk formula, DUTCH LADY dairy based beverages, OPTIMEL adult nutrition formula and dairy products including BLACK&WHITE, LONGEVITY, for consumers, customers and food service business partners in Hong Kong and Macau, nourishing the life of Hong Kong people across all ages.

FCHK has developed a wide network in both retail and business channels with our products being available at key chain drug stores, supermarkets and open trade, as well as being the supplier-of-choice to top tier food chains, teashops, restaurants and hotels. Currently, our business covers Hong Kong and Macau.

About Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.
Every day FrieslandCampina provides millions of consumers all over the world with food that is rich in valuable nutrients. FrieslandCampina is one of the world's largest dairy companies, manufacturing and providing a variety of dairy products which serve as raw materials and semi-manufactured goods for global infant and toddler products, food and beverage as well as medical industries. FrieslandCampina has offices in 32 countries and employs a total of about 22,000 people. FrieslandCampina's products find their way to more than 100 countries. The Company is fully owned by Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A, with over 19,000 member dairy farmers in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, one of the world's largest dairy cooperatives. For more information, please visit: www.frieslandcampina.com.

About Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award
Launched since 2009, Enterprise Asia's Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards program (AREA) recognizes and honours Asian businesses for championing sustainable and responsible entrepreneurship in the following categories: Green Leadership, Investment in People, Health Promotion, Social Empowerment, SME CSR and Responsible Business Leadership. As Asia's leading award for responsible entrepreneurship, AREA aims to inculcate a culture of ethics and universal justice in the running of businesses as part of a sustainable entrepreneurial framework. This year's awards attracted more than 300 nominations from organizations across the region from which, about 45 entries were submitted in the Health Promotion category.

Enterprise Asia is a non-governmental organization in pursuit of creating an Asia that is rich in entrepreneurship as an engine towards sustainable and progressive economic and social development within a world of economic equality. Its two pillars of existence are investment in people and responsible entrepreneurship. Enterprise Asia works with governments, NGOs and other organizations to promote competitiveness and entrepreneurial development, in uplifting the economic status of people across Asia and in ensuring a legacy of hope, innovation and courage for future generations.

For more information, please visit: http://www.enterpriseasia.org/programmes/area/

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