The food industry is the pillar of the national economy industry, food machinery industry is to provide equipment for the food industry. Food machinery industry in China started in the founding of new China in the early 1950 s, mainly in the 1980 s after the reform and opening to the outside world, relying on its own strength, from scratch, since the childhood, from weak to strong, from low to high, has developed rapidly, improve the self-made, has gone through a journey of nearly 60 years of glorious development. Especially in the "five-year" period after the introduction, digestion, absorption and to design and manufacture of domestic and international advanced level there are hundreds of new products. "Five-year" period, the mechanical industry is put forward six big industry development trend, focusing on six kinds of complete sets of equipment, a total of 5 years the total was provided to invest 1 billion yuan. Founded in the mid - 1980 - s China packaging and food machinery industry association and China packaging and food machinery corporation in order to strengthen the management of the industry, expand the foreign exchange, the annual China international food processing and packaging machinery exhibition, exhibition attracted national manufacturers, strengthen technological exchanges and cooperation, both at home and abroad to promote the new product development, 75% of existing products is nearly 10 years of development.
Entered since 2000, with the improvement of people's living standard, the demand for food types and quality requirement also gradually improve, to the food machinery industry has provided a broad space for development.