• Entered into a conditional 50:50 joint venture agreement with Tokyo-listed Lion Corporation for the manufacture and sale of methyl ester sulfonate, an ingredient used to produce detergents.


  • Acquired a 50% equity interest in Aalst Chocolate Pte Ltd, a home-grown chocolate manufacturer in Singapore.


  • Entered into an agreement to purchase Cargill’s edible oil facilities including a palm oil refinery and a storage facility in Kuantan, Malaysia, marking our first presence in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.