Aug 13 2013
Wilmar’s business activities include oil palm cultivation, oilseeds crushing, edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining, specialty fats, oleochemicals, biodiesel and fertilisers manufacturing and grains processing. At the core of Wilmar’s strategy is a resilient integrated agribusiness model that encompasses the entire value chain of the agricultural commodity processing business, from origination and processing to branding, merchandising and distribution of a wide range of agricultural products. 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 93,000 people.
Our shareholders include the Kuok Group and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) (through Archer Daniels Midland Asia-Pacific Limited).
The Kuok Group of companies started as Kuok Brothers Private Limited in 1949 in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, and its early businesses were in the trading of rice, sugar and wheat flour. From these beginnings, the Kuok Group has since grown to become one of Asia’s most diversified and dynamic multinational conglomerates.
ADM is one of the world’s largest agricultural processors of soya beans, corn, wheat and cocoa. It is also the leading manufacturer of bioenergy, namely ethanol and biodiesel. Founded in 1902 and incorporated in 1923, ADM is headquartered in Decatur, Illinois, and operates processing and manufacturing facilities across the United States and worldwide. It is a Fortune 100 company and is listed on the NYSE.