Potato News from Malaysia

Belgium hopes to ship in more frozen potato fries to Malaysia
September 28, 2017

Belgian fries exports to Malaysia to double over next 3 years

Belgium, the world’s biggest potato exporter, hopes to ship in more frozen potato fries to Malaysia via its marketing campaign and collaboration with restaurateurs and fastfood operators here.
Kellogg Company to build new Pringles Plant in Malaysia
January 17, 2014

Kellogg Company to build new Pringles Plant in Malaysia

Kellogg Company has announced that it will build a new Pringles snacks manufacturing facility in Malaysia, as part of its recently announced Project K four-year efficiency and effectiveness program
August 11, 2011

Malaysia's savory snack industry sees rapid growth

Malaysia's traditional snack industry is growing rapidly with the sales figure hitting RM200 million (66 Million USD) last year. While consumers have ample choice when comes to local snacks, crispy chips made of tapioca, banana, sweet potato and onion...
 Palm oil
October 29, 2009

Most European Palm Oil Buyers Fail Sustainability Test, Claims WWF

The majority of European palm oil buyers are failing to buy certified sustainable palm oil, despite its availability and the previous commitments by many companies to purchase it, according to a first assessment by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).WWF’s P...
April 15, 2009

KFC expands in Malaysia

KFC Holdings (M) Bhd aims to create 1,200 jobs in Malaysia this year as it continues to expand its network of 442 outlets in the country to 482 by year-end, said managing director Jamaludin Md Ali. The company had opened six outlets year-to-date, with ...
 Palm oil prices back up again
April 15, 2009

Palm oil prices soar as Malaysian stocks fall short of demand

Oilseed analysts are predicting a squeeze on supply of Malaysian palm oil for months to come, as prices are pushed up by farmers’ inability to invest in inputs and poor extraction rates – while demand for fried and oily food is not abating. Malaysia is...
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 Palm Oil
December 20, 2008

Malaysia Palm Oil production update (December 2008)

Malaysia's crude palm oil production rose marginally to 1.7 MMT in November. The palms are showing signs of biological stress. A bigger carry-in stock and an increase in Palm Oil imports resulted in a record level of 2.3 MMT at the end of November.Howe...
September 30, 2008

Malaysia oilseeds and products (Palm Oil) update September 2008

Malaysia's crude palm oil production rose 2.5 percent to 1.6 MMT in August. Despite an increase in crude palm oil output, stronger palm oil exports resulted in a slight increase in carryout stocks to 1.8 MMT at the end of August. Weaker overseas demand...
July 11, 2008

Gain Report: Palm Oil Export from Malaysia (Jan-Mar 2008)

This Gain report summarizes palm oil exports from Malaysia by country of destination, from the World Trade Atlas based on data from the Dept. of Statistics in Kuala Lumpur.For January to March, 2008, total palm oil exports from Malaysia were 3.28 MMT.
July 09, 2008

KFC to open more outlets in Malaysia

KFC Holdings (M) Bhd (KFCH) is expanding its chain of restaurants by another 12 to 15 outlets this year and diversifying its product offerings in a bid to grow sales under more challenging operating conditions. Managing director Jamaludin Md Ali said t...
March 06, 2008

Gain report: Foodservice Malaysia

Malaysia is one of the more affluent nations in Asia with a GDP per-capita of about US$6,450 in 2006. Malaysia’s economy grew by 5.9%, compared to 4.2% growth in 2002. Most economic commentators forecast Malaysia’s economy to grow by about 5.7% in 2007...
January 21, 2008

Malaysia: 50 more Burger King outlets expected to open in 5 years

Cosmo Restaurants Sdn Bhd, which holds the franchise for Burger King restaurants in Malaysia, plans to open 50 more outlets in the next five years.  Director of operations Khaled Hamman said the company was finalising its business expansion plan.  “W...
January 12, 2008

Palmolieprijs rondt kaap van 1.000 euro per ton

De palmolieprijs is in Maleisië voor het eerst boven de 1.000 dollar per ton gestegen. Dat is goed nieuws voor de beursgenoteerde plantageholding Sipef. De palmolieprijs steeg de voorbije maanden met 68 procent. Sojaolie, het belangrijkste substituut v...
January 09, 2008

Malaysia to Flood Stores with Cooking Oil amid Panic Buying

The Malaysian government said it would flood the retail market with cooking oil starting Tuesday to overcome panic buying sparked by fears of a shortage ahead of Chinese Lunar New Year festivities. Stores in many states have been depleted of palm oil-b...
December 31, 2007

GAIN report: Malaysia oilseeds and products update 2007

Malaysia's crude palm oil (CPO) production rose 4.4 percent to 1.6 MMT in November. The increase in palm oil production and decline in palm oil exports more than offset the increase in domestic disappearance, resulting in an increase in carryout stocks...
December 26, 2007

Nieuwe recordprijs voor palmolie op Maleisische beurs

De palmolieprijs is woensdag naar een nieuw record gestegen. Niet alleen is het product in trek voor het gebruik als alternatieve brandstof, palmolie wordt ook steeds meer gebruikt voor het bereiden van voedsel. Meer dan 80 procent van de productie wor...
 Palm oil
December 18, 2007

Floods in Malaysia may drive up palm oil price

Severe flooding in Malaysia looks likely to affect palm oil supplies for November and December, sparking a shortage that would drive up prices.Sabri Ahmad, chairman of Malaysian Palm Oil Board, told Reuters news agency that he expects December producti...
December 10, 2007

Palm oil prices stay high despite mounting supplies

Crude palm oil production is up 4.4 per cent from October in Malaysia, according to the Malaysian Palm Oil Board, but this has not led to a fall in prices amid the current volatility of the crude and soya oil markets.The total palm oil stock, including...


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