Jinmailang, a food and beverage company in China, has appointed McCann China as its agency of record for 2024. McCann will be responsible for developing the brand strategy, creative solutions and integrated marketing services for all brands within the Jinmailang food business group.
The Jinmailang Food Co., Ltd was founded in 1994 in Hebei Province, and is one of China’s top 500 privately-owned businesses. The leading food manufacturer has a portfolio ranging from instant noodles to convenience foods and bakery products.
Under this new partnership, McCann will be tasked with developing communication strategies and creating integrated marketing campaigns. The agency will also collaborate with Jinmailang’s product R&D department to help drive innovation and the co-creation of new product concepts. McCann Worldgroup China’s Influencer Marketing Unit will also lead celebrity and KOL communication strategies.
Ran Huan, the brand head of the Jinmailang’s food business, said: “We totally agreed with the McCann team’s sharp insights into our brand and their deep understanding of the convenience food industry. The team demonstrated a strong passion in our early communications, which was very impressive. At this critical moment in our 30th anniversary year, I believe that our partnership with McCann will help uplift our brand to a new level in the minds of Chinese consumers”.
Shu Wu (pictured), managing director of McCann Worldgroup China, added: “We really admire Jinmailang, a genuinely homegrown enterprise in China, for its unremitting persistence in brand-building and helping to shape China’s food industry. It is a great honour for us to join hands with the brand on its 30th anniversary. McCann has also been operating in China for over 30 years and we have helped many local brands to grow and succeed. This partnership is testament to our strength in marketing local brands and our team is really looking forward to embarking on this exciting new journey together with Jinmailang”.