Pinghu Plant in Zhejiang Province, China Expands Presence Across the Wider Asia-Pacific Region, where it has over 5,000 employees in more than 50 operations and business locations, including a factory ultramodern recently opened. Singapore-based innovation lab; technical innovation centers in China, Singapore, Australia, Japan and Vietnam; and production and processing facilities, grain origin, grain-to-destination marketing warehouses and commercial operations throughout the region. ADM also has a strategic stake in Singapore-based Wilmar International Limited, one of the region’s leading agribusiness and packaged food and petroleum companies.
The Pinghu factory is increasing the company’s flavor production, including private label products, adding a 27,000 square meter flavor production plant within one hour of Shanghai. According to ADM, the plant includes:
- The latest ranges of automated aromas with advanced dosing technology, as well as technologies to ensure transparent and efficient management of complex processes.
- Laboratories dedicated to the production of aromas, taste design and product development.
- ISO 9001 and FSSC 22000 V5.1 certifications.
- Ability to meet demand for specific dietary needs, including Halal and Kosher certified products.
“Since our acquisition of Wild Flavors in 2014, we have invested in organic growth, platform and platform mergers and acquisitions, as well as new innovations and technologies to make ADM a leading global company in the field. human and animal nutrition, ”said Juan Luciano, Chairman and CEO. “Our strategic actions have benefited both our clients and our shareholders: we are achieving key financial goals and achieving record results in large part because we have become the partner of choice for clients around the world as they respond to a growing and changing demand for healthy and delicious foods and beverages from nature. Our new state-of-the-art aroma factory in Pinghu will serve as ADM’s aroma supply hub in APAC, allowing us to leverage our expertise and leading-edge technologies and develop the ADM pantry for respond better to customer needs and advance our growth strategy. “