Wilmar International Limited, founded in 1991 and headquartered in Singapore, is today Asia’s leading agribusiness group. Wilmar is ranked amongst the largest listed companies by market capitalisation on the Singapore Exchange.
Wilmar’s business activities include oil palm cultivation, oilseed crushing, edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining, manufacturing of consumer products, specialty fats, oleochemicals, biodiesel and fertilisers as well as flour and rice milling. At the core of Wilmar’s strategy is an integrated agribusiness model that encompasses the entire value chain of the agricultural commodity business, from cultivation, processing, merchandising to manufacturing of a wide range of agricultural products. It has over 500 manufacturing plants and an extensive distribution network covering China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries. The Group has a multinational workforce of about 90,000 people.
Wilmar’s portfolio of high quality processed agricultural products is the preferred choice of consumers and the food manufacturing industry. Its consumer-packed products have a leading share in many Asian and African countries. Through scale, integration and the logistical advantages of its business model, Wilmar is able to extract margins at every step of the value chain, thereby reaping operational synergies and cost efficiencies. Wilmar is a firm advocate of sustainable growth and is committed to its role as a responsible corporate citizen.
Cai Lan Oils and Fats Industries Company (CALOFIC) is a joint venture between VOCARIMEX (Ministry of Industry and Trade) and Wilmar Group, Singapore.
Founded in 1996 with an initial investment of USD 22 million, now increasing to USD 75.8 million, CALOFIC is now one of the leading joint venture companies in Vietnam. CALOFIC set foundation and has been the backbone of manufacturing and processing vegetable oils in Vietnam. Currently, CALOFIC has two factories in Quang Ninh & HCMC, 2 branch offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with over 1000 employees nationwide.
Since its establishment, CALOFIC has incessantly improved product quality, applied new technologies and developed integrated distribution system, thereby affirming its position in the market. CALOFIC has become a popular trademark in Vietnam with its well-known vegetable cooking oil brands including NEPTUNE – TEN FOR QUALITY, SIMPLY – FOR A HEALTHY HEART, MEIZAN – THE REAL VALUE, and CAI LAN – EXCELLENT FOR FRYING. Besides, CALOFIC also possesses various kinds of cooking oils packed in cans of different sizes; shortening packed in carton boxes; and also margarine for food and bakery.
Sustainable development can never be achieved without building lasting corporate culture and core values. Hence, six core values LEADERSHIP – INTEGRITY – COOPERATION – INNOVATION – QUALITY – PEOPLE are introduced and embedded into the heart and soul of each CALOFIC employees.
These core values are always key motivation for our staff to overcome difficulties and challenges. Also the six core values strongly connect our people, tighten the relationship between us and our partners in particular, and the whole society at large.
In CALOFIC, human resource is the most precious asset. “Putting people in the right place” and “Rejuvenation for success” is the two guiding principle that HR team is adopting in human resource strategies. Intra-corporate knowledge transfer is always smoothened, helping staff to obtain comprehensive understanding of company’s operation. Moreover, staff are also sent overseas to learn experience from Wilmar group’s companies in China, Singapore, Indonesia and other countries around the world.
Notably, young talents are well nurtured and given opportunities to grow. Currently, our young and dynamic managers are confidently at the helm of the company, riding on waves of success.
In CALOFIC, we strongly believe in the value of treating our staff well and fair. We only can grow if our staff grows. Together, we achieve success.
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