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Chia Tai Group invests €18.7 m in Henan egg breeder project

Chia Tai Group, an investment holding company of Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group, has announced construction of two grandparent egg breeder, two parent egg breeder, and two hatching facilities, in China’s Henan province. The total amount of investments is estimated to add up to €18.7 million. The project is currently underway in Fangcheng County, Nanyang City […]


SHANGHAI: Chia Tai Group of Companies is now focusing on expanding its food business, especially ready-to-eat and fast-food meals, in China over the next three to five years. Thanakorn Seriburi, Vice Chairman of Chia Tai Group – as Thailand’s CP Group is widely known in China – said the Chinese food business had a lot […]

Strengthen ties to maximise trade, investment opportunities with Laos

Laos presents huge trade and investment opportunities for Thailand thanks to its lavish natural resources, but the Thai side will have to do more to strengthen bilateral ties if it wants to benefit fully, said Thai Ambassador to Vientiane Wiboon Khusakul. Thai companies that have invested in the country include Mitr Phol Sugar Group, which […]

CPF awarded “Supplier of the Year from KFC UK”

Teerasak Urunanon, (second right) Executive Vice President of Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) recently received an award “Supplier of the year 2007”  from Mr.Chris Fells, Director of Product Excellence of Yum Restaurant International England (UK) at Oatlands Park Hotel, Weybridge City, United Kingdom. The supplier of the year award has been selected from 200 suppliers. Reasons […]

CPF ships first lots of halal chicken

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has exported its first 64 tonnes of cooked chicken, worth Bt 10 million, to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after being certified for the “Thai Halal” label in June. Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Thira Sutabutra, who presided over the shipping off of the containers of cooked chicken last Thursday, said the […]

CPF opens feed mill in Laos

Thai integrator Charoen Pokphand Foods has opened a feedmill in the Laotian capital of Vientiane. Dr Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune, mayor of Vientiane City, hosted the opening of the feedmill, witnessed by the Thai ambassador Wiboon Khusakul and Adirek Sripratak, president and CEO of CPF. In addition, the signing ceremony of leasing land and Dong Ban animal […]

CP Group seeks to supply US 7 Elevens with sausages

Southland Ito-Yokado operates 7-Eleven convenience stores in the United States. CP Group Executive Vice Chairman Sarasin Viraphol said if the deal were concluded, the group would start supplying the product next year. Despite an economic slowdown in the US, it is an attractive market with high demand for foods. 7-Eleven is the biggest convenience-store chain […]

Charoen Pokphand to tap the US market

According to Executive Vice President, Sarasin Viraphol, the group is negotiating with Japanese suppliers of Ito-Yokado Co, one of Japan’s leading retailers, to jointly develop food supplies for 7-Eleven convenience stores in the United States. Formerly a holding company for businesses that included banks, convenience stores, and restaurants, Ito-Yokado is now a subsidiary and the […]