Although the global economy has been shrouded by the epidemic in the past year, the number of the world’s newly listed billionaires has reached an all-time high, and their total wealth has exceeded the $10 trillion mark for the first time, reaching $13.1 trillion.
Yesterday, Forbes released the list of the world’s billionaires in 2021. The list calculates wealth according to the stock price and exchange rate on March 5, 2021, and lists 2755 people on the list, an increase of 660 over the previous year. Data show that 86% of people are richer than a year ago.
Snack generation statistics found that 200 of the world’s billionaires on the list came from food and beverage related fields, an increase of 60% over last year. More than a quarter of them come from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Next, let’s take a look at the list of the richest people in China’s food and beverage related fields.
As the “new rich” in China’s food and beverage listed companies, Zhong Xiaozhen, founder and chairman of Nongfu Shanquan, ranked 13th in the global list, became the richest man in China with a net asset of 68.9 billion US dollars (about 450.6 billion yuan).
According to the list, Zhong Qiong, who ranked 1063 in the global list last year, jumped to No. 13 in the latest list released today, and his wealth soared from $2 billion last year to $68.9 billion. It is worth noting that in the latest list, Zhong also occupies the first place in the global food and beverage industry.
Behind the rapid rise of its wealth, an important reason is that Wantai bio and Nongfu Shanquan, which were controlled by Zhong Xiaozhen last year, landed in the capital market in April and September respectively.
Following Zhong, the richest people from China’s food and beverage related fields are Qin Yinglin, chairman of muyuan food and his family, who topped the list last year.
According to the latest list data, Qin Yinglin and his family ranked second in the sub list of food and beverage related fields in the Chinese market with a net asset of US $33.5 billion (about RMB 219.2 billion).
Next came Pang Kang, chairman and President of Haitian flavor, one of China’s largest soy sauce manufacturers, who ranked 57th in the global list with a fortune of US $26.4 billion (about RMB 172.7 billion). Last year, he ranked 110th with $11.5 billion.
It is worth noting that as the “Haitian system” with the strongest ability of “making rich” in the rich list, it has contributed 10 candidates to the food and beverage sub list this year, double the number of people last year.
The new members of the “Haitian system” include Fang Zhancheng, Wu Zhenxing, Huang Wenbiao, ye Yanqiao and Wang lizhan.
Zhang Yong (Singaporean), founder and chairman of Haidilao, a Sichuan hotpot chain, ranks 75th in the global list with 23 billion US dollars (150.1 billion yuan). He was also described as “the richest restaurant owner in China.”.
According to the data, the sales volume of more than 700 restaurants in Haidilao is 3.8 billion US dollars. These restaurants are mainly distributed in China, but also in the United States, Japan, South Korea and Singapore.
In addition to the seafood industry, the condiment industry has spawned another rich family.
According to the list, Li Wenda, chairman of Lee Kam Kee Group from Hong Kong, China, ranked 111th in the global list with us $17.4 billion (about 113.8 billion yuan).
Information shows that the group is the parent company of Li Jinji, the world’s largest oyster sauce producer.
Leng Youbin, chairman of Feihe, ranked fourth in the sub list of food and beverage related fields in the Chinese market and ranked 210 in the global list with us $10.6 billion (about RMB 69.4 billion).
Xiaoshidai noted that Feihe has also contributed three candidates to the latest global list of billionaires this year. In addition to Leng Youbin, Feihe’s chief financial officer Liu Huahe and former senior executive Liu Shenghui have also been added this year.
Zong Qinghou, chairman of Wahaha, ranks 269th in the global list with 8.8 billion US dollars (57.6 billion yuan).
Although compared with last year’s ranking in the world has declined, but its wealth is still in last year’s list of $8.3 billion on the basis of further improvement.
Next is Xu Shihui, chairman of Dali food group, who ranks 274 in the global list with us $8.7 billion (about RMB 56.9 billion).
Data show that Dali group started from the biscuit industry, and now has biscuits, bread, functional drinks, herbal tea drinks, soymilk and other business sectors.
Along with Xu Shihui, Cheng Xue of Haitian food Co., Ltd., ranked 274th in the global list.
In the latest list, Haidilao co founders Shi Yonghong and Li Haiyan respectively ranked 384 and 391 in the global list with us $6.8 billion and US $6.7 billion (about RMB 44.5 billion and 43.8 billion).
Compared with last year’s data, we can find that their wealth has nearly doubled in the past year, and their ranking has also greatly improved.
Xiaoshidai noticed that in addition to Guan Yihong, chairman of jiumaojiu, he Guangqi, chairman of Gabu Gabu Catering Management Co., Ltd., and Pan Gang, chairman of Yili Group, there are Tang Jianfang, wife of Zhou Fuyu, founder of Zhou Heiya brand, and Chen Xianbao, chairman of Qia Qia food, as well as his family, and Zhang Jinpu, chairman of Yanjin shop, who are also on the list for the first time this year Learn martial arts.
Wang Junlin, chairman of Sichuan Lang Liquor, and Xu Jin, general manager and chairman of Anhui kouzi liquor, also come from the liquor sector.
However, Lu Zhengyao, the former chairman of lucky coffee, who made it to the world’s list of billionaires for the first time last year with a fortune of 2.3 billion US dollars (about 16.2 billion yuan), dropped out of the list this year.
Let’s take a quick look at the list of the richest people in the global food sector.
This year, Giovanni Ferrero, the head of Ferrero group, which owns well-known brands such as Ginza chocolate, ranks first in the global food and beverage related industries. He ranks 40th in the global list with a fortune of 35.1 billion US dollars.
In 2020, the sales volume of Ferrero’s business is close to 15 billion US dollars.
This was followed closely by the
, ranking and total wealth have increased.
Looking at this list, it is not difficult to find that the “catering” business, as a just need for living, has a strong rebound with the prevention and control of the epidemic in various countries, and its ability to create wealth can not be underestimated.