(Worldkings) Top 100 famous products of ASEAN (P15) - Wilmar International Limited ( Singapore) - Southeast Asia’s leading agribusiness group.

08-01-2019

(Worldkings.org) - Wilmar International Limited founded in 1991, is Southeast Asia’s leading agribusiness group. It ranks amongst the largest listed companies by market capitalisation on the Singapore Exchange, being the second largest as of September 2010. It is a Singaporean investment holding company that provides management services to its 400+ subsidiary companies. It is also ranked 252nd in the Fortune Global 500 list in 2015.

 

 

 

Wilmar International business activities include oil palm cultivation, edible oils refining, oilseeds crushing, consumer pack edible oils processing and merchandising, specialty fats, oleochemicals, and biodiesel manufacturing, and grains processing and merchandising. It has over 450 manufacturing plants and an extensive distribution network covering China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries. The Group is backed by a multinational workforce of over 92,000 people.

 

 

 

 

Wilmar's merchandising and processing segment encompasses merchandising of palm oil and laurics-related products, operations of palm oil processing and refinery plants and crushing, further processing and refining of a range of edible oils, oilseeds, grains and soybean. Its consumer products segment has an oil-bottling business in the People's Republic of China, Vietnam and Indonesia. Its plantation and palm oil mills segment engages in oil palm cultivation and milling. Other segments include manufacturing and distribution of fertiliser and ship-chartering services.

Unilever is one of the main customers of Wilmar. Unilever and Wilmar are members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) which brings together retailers, producers and NGOs like Oxfam and WWF.

 

 

 

 

The founder of Wilmar International was Martua Sitorus from Indonesia. The chairman is Kuok Khoon Hong. Forbes named Kuok the third richest person in Singapore in 2009. Martua Sitorus was the 2nd richest person in Indonesia in 2009. Official figures, such as Yeo Yeng Tang, a former ambassador of Singapore to the European Union, sit on its board of directors.

 

 

 

Palm oil, extracted from palm fruit pulp, is Wilmar's main product. Palm oil is the most widely used edible oil, and there is 42 million acres under cultivation worldwide. Commercial production has helped many communities in Africa and South-east Asia tackle local poverty. However, environmentalists have been concerned that such widespread cultivation has led to deforestation and air pollution, and is a threat to endangered species. In 2013, Wilmar changed its approach and endorsed sustainability principles, and now encourages their suppliers and customers to do likewise.

According to wikipedia. 

 

 

 


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