Seremban, May 19: Malaysia’s Mahsuri Food held a ground breaking ceremony for its new sauce and condiment plant in Malaysia, eyeing to expand its presence to the ASEAN region and beyond.
The new 24,000 sqm production plant will include facilities for manufacturing, warehousing, quality assurance laboratory, research and development center, offices and social facilities. Mahsuri will also introduce the Rotary-type Koji-Making Machine, making it the first company to implement this advanced technology in soy sauce production in Malaysia.
Present at the ground breaking ceremony at Bandar Enstek, Negeri Sembilan on May 18 were the Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Datuk Seri Haji Aminuddin Harun, Committee Chairman for Investment, Industry, Entrepreneurship, Education and Human Capital, YB Dato’ Dr. Mohamed Rafie Ab. Malek, Deputy Chief State Secretary, Datuk’ Muhamad Nahar Mohd Sidek; Chief Executive Officer of Invest Negeri Sembilan, YBhg. Dato’ Hj. Najmuddin Sharif Sarimon; Chief Supply Chain Officer of Lee Kum Kee Sauce Group, Dillon Fu; Non-Executive Director of Mahsuri, Datuk Roslan Mahyuddin; Non-Executive Director of Mahsuri Dagang, Datuk Ahmad Tajuddin Idris, Head of Government and Community Development, Lailah Mohd Darus, and Mahsuri Senior Commercial Manager, Mohd Jazri Ikmal Hijaz.
Datuk Seri Aminuddin Bin Harun, Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan in his opening remarks welcomed Mahsuri to the state as a sauce production base and to build a new ecosystem in the related industry.
“Hopefully with the growth of the Halal industry and the high demand for Halal products by the Malaysian community and the world, Mahsuri will continue to grow and be among one of the World’s Top Ten Halal Brands in the future,” Aminuddin said.
The Halal-certified products made in the new plant will serve the local market as well as Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, India and the Middle East.
Over the next few years, Mahsuri will gradually embark on its journey to tap into the US market to bring “Made in Malaysia” products to the global markets.
With the establishment of a new plant in Negeri Sembilan, Mahsuri aims to create new employment opportunities for the local community and facilitate the upskilling of talents.
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