Singapore-Vietnam firm opens $34 mln cooking oil plant using Danish technology

A Singapore-Vietnam oil and fat manufacturer commissioned Vietnam’s largest plant, Cai Lan Oils and Fats Industrial Company (Calofic), on June 9, 2007 at a cost of US$34 million in Ho Chi Minh City using Danish technology.
Located in the Hiep Phuoc Industrial Park, Calofic’s uses technologies imported from Germany, Japan, Denmark, and the US to make 600 tons of refined oils a day to
be consumed locally and also be exported to Laos, Cambodia, China, Japan, and Korea.
Calofic, the first vegetable oils company in Vietnam possessing the ISO 9001 certification in 2000, is a joint venture between Siteki Investment, a subsidiary of Singaporean Kuok Oils and Grain Ltd, and the Ministry of Industry’s Vietnam Vegetable Oils, Aromas and Cosmetics Corp.
It is also a well-established supplier of shortening and frying fats for industrial end-users such as: manufacturers of confectioneries, instant noodles, snack food producers and many others.

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