Manufacturing

Food processing

SOA to build palm sugar factory with Korean firm

Local exporter Signatures of Asia and Korea-based B&G is Life are investing in a palm sugar processing factory in Kampong Speu province.​ In addition to the plant, the collaboration includes a warehouse, a solar dryer, and a blockchain-based traceability system, Pich Chan, SOA general manager, ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661040/soa-to-build-palm-sugar-factory-with-korean-firm/

One More Manufacturing opens door to local noodle production

One More Manufacturing Co Ltd on Saturday officially inaugurated “Mee Chiet” an instant-noodle processing factory with a production capacity of 150 million packages per year. The factory, which is located in Kouk Roka commune’s Trapaing Por village in the capital’s Prek Pnov district, will produce noodles ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/one-more-manufacturing-opens-door-local-noodle-production

Kingdom set to import 50K tonnes of salt amid lacklustre production

Cambodia is set to import about 50,000 tonnes of salt to supply domestic demand this year, as its production accounted for only 30 per cent, according to the Salt Producers Community of Kampot-Kep (SPCKK). This will be the second consecutive year of salt shortages and ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-set-import-50k-tonnes-salt-amid-lacklustre-production

Thnot d’Or awards to be held for agronomy and food processing

The Kinal Foundation, in collaboration with the French Agency for Development, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport will hold the 2019 Thnot d’Or Awards for agronomy and food processing on Saturday. The second Thnot d’Or Awards ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/thnot-dor-awards-be-held-agronomy-and-food-processing

Chinese delegation explores local market

A delegation of some of China’s biggest companies in the food-processing industry is scouring the local market for investment opportunities in the agriculture sector. Headed by He Jianxiang, the deputy director-general of the Bureau of Product Processing at China’s Ministry of Agriculture, the delegation met ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50100169/chinese-delegation-explores-local-market/

Sausage case producer raided

Authorities shut down a large sausage casing manufacturer in Kampong Speu province after discovering its owners had been operating illegally for two years and were using forbidden chemical substances. ...

Niem Chheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sausage-case-producer-raided

Pork fears grip the capital

The meat section in Phnom Penh’s O’Russei Market on most mornings is crowded with housewives selecting the best pork cuts – from shoulders, loins and fillets – for dinner. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/39838/pork-fears-grip-the-capital/

Fresh Mart to become retail fresh food hub

Cambodia-based integrated food-distribution company Hun Ty plans to open its own retail fresh-food market next month and will increase its cold storage and food-distribution business by opening two additional locations in the Kingdom, a company executive said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/fresh-mart-become-retail-fresh-food-hub

Vinamilk to take full stake of Angkormilk

Vietnamese state-owned dairy giant Vinamilk intends to spend almost $11 million to buy its Cambodian partner’s entire stake in Angkor Dairy Products Co Ltd, better known as Angkormilk, according to Vietnamese media. ...

The Phnom Penh Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vinamilk-take-full-stake-angkormilk

Government to help abattoir stay out of the red

The company behind Cambodia’s first industrial slaughterhouse has refuted local media reports that claimed the government intends to shut down the company, insisting that remarks made by the minister of agriculture last week were taken out of context. ...

Kali Kotoski and Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/government-help-abattoir-stay-out-red

Specialist food factory shapes up

Confirel Co. Ltd. and Pharma Product Manufacturing Enterprise will unveil its $7 million factory in Phnom Penh to process Kampong Speu palm sugar and Kampot pepper by July, the company said. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36732/specialist-food-factory-shapes-up/

Beer tops advertising budgets

Beer advertising is one of the fastest growing advertising segments in the Kingdom, though just as people often struggle to keep track of how many beers they have put away, the amount that local breweries and distributors actually spend on media placements is subject to ...

Lay Samean
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/beer-tops-advertising-budgets

Feed mill to take bite out of growing import demand

Chip Mong Group is the latest conglomerate to invest into local production of animal feed, announcing this week that it will sink $60 million into building a large-scale feed mill and industrial piggery, a move that agricultural experts welcomed but said would still not be ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/feed-mill-take-bite-out-growing-import-demand

Play fair, say local producers

Manufacturers of local products want fair play. While they have been receiving some consumer-support for their products, they still face an uphill battle against the same products imported from neighboring countries. And many local producers say the government should be doing more to help them ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36313/play-fair--say-local-producers/

Something’s fishy with prahok

This year’s prahok season has left a bad taste in the mouths of those involved in making the pungent dish that is a staple in Cambodian cuisine. There are concerns that the vagaries in the mudfish catch, due to climate change and illegal exports to Vietnam, ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35332/something---s-fishy-with-prahok/

Coke’s new $100 million plant

Coca-Cola officially opened a new $100 million plant in Phnom Penh yesterday to expand its production capacity to meet increased demand for the Coke beverage in the Kingdom and Asean. The plant, situated on a 12.5-hectare land, in the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone is able ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/32783/coke---s-new--100-million-plant/

Boost for seafood exports

The Institute of Standards of Cambodia (ISC) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will team up to boost the export of four seafood products that adhere to international standards. Speaking at a workshop at the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft yesterday, ISC director-general Chan ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30243/boost-for-seafood-exports/

Embalming chemical found in Takeo prahok

Takeo provincial authorities yesterday confiscated and destroyed more than 180 kilograms of contaminated prahok from four production sites, according to an official with the Cambodia Import-Export Inspection and Fraud Repression Directorate-General (CAMCONTROL). ...

Niem Chheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/embalming-chemical-found-takeo-prahok

Palm juice soft drink

The first hygienically produced soft drink made from palm juice, produced domestically, has proved popular enough to seek organic certification, and hopefully an export market. While palm juice has been used to make sugar, alcohol and vinegar, it has never been tapped for making soft drinks ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29872/palm-juice-soft-drink/

Unilever eyes Cambodian palm sugar

Unilever is looking to source 2,000 tons of organic palm sugar a year from Cambodia, a senior manager said yesterday. Monica Soy, senior external affairs manager at Unilever Cambodia, told Khmer Times yesterday that Unilever requires about 2,000 tons a year, to be exported from Cambodia ...

Sok Chan
http://bit.ly/2c8BbNn

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