CP Foods sees opportunity for growth in overseas duck markets

General Press Releases Friday February 22, 2019 14:37
Bangkok--22 Feb--CPF
Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl (CP Foods) plans to export more duck meat products, citing growing trends toward food safety and high quality product globally.

Mr. Pisit Ohmpornnuwat, Senior Consultant of CP Foods, said the company plans to deliver more growth in Hong Kong and South Korea, two major markets for cooked duck meat products. It is also applying license to export duck meat products to Australia.

Currently, main export markets included the European Union and Japan, where food safety is a prominent concern, followed by New Zealand, Singapore and CLMV countries.

"The company has set a vision to be "Kitchen of the World" that serve the finest quality of foods to consumers worldwide. To accomplish this vision, it plans to further expand its premium duck meat products in potential countries." He said.

In addition to the export plan, it will set up a new processing plant in the eastern region of Thailand to improve capacity and shorten the trip from farm to production site.
The new state-of-the-art facility will produce a wide range of products with internationally recognized standard to meet customer's demand, particularly in overseas group.

"Food safety and quality have become prominent trends among consumers. As a result, the company is gearing up to introduce high quality foods from Thailand to consumers across the world, helping Thai food product to gain global recognitions," Mr. Pisit said.

CP Foods exported 5,000 tonnes of duck meat and duck meat products worth THB 1.1 Billion baht in 2018, an increase of 20 percent year-on-year.

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