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June


Investment in Shrimp Farm and Shrimp Processing Business in Brazil

CPF acquired 40% of ordinary shares of Camanor Produtos Marinhos Ltda. (“Camanor”). Camanor operates shrimp farms and primary shrimp processing business in Brazil.

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July

Investment in International Buffet Restaurant in Thailand

The Company joint invested in CP Hilai Harbour Co., Ltd., a newly established subsidiary whereby, CPF (Thailand) Public Co., Ltd. Holds 51%, Taiwanese juristic entity holds 45%, and individuals hold 4%. CP Hilai Harbour Co., Ltd. Operates an international buffet restaurant under the brand “Harbour” at the ICON SIAM in Bangkok, Thailand

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September

Opening of “Culineur”, School of Culinary Arts and Entrepreneurship

The Company opened a school of culinary arts to groom world-class food experts and entrepreneurs, as well as entrepreneurial chefs to become quality business owners in the future.

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November

Business in USA

Investment in FSI, Pizza Bite Production

The Company invested in FSI for business operation of frozen pizza and pizza bite production and distribution through wholesaling and retailing channels in North America. FSI also has production under private labels. food experts and entrepreneurs,as well as entrepreneurial chefs to become quality business owners in the future

Milestones 2017
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"Announced to acquire all ordinary shares in Westbridge Food Group Limited (WFGL), a company incorporated in England. WFGL Group engages in the sales of meat and ready-to-eat products to customers which are retails, food services and food manufacturers in the United Kingdom and countries in the European Union. 


Becoming the shareholder of WFGL will allow CPF to expand its network and channels for retails, food services and food manufacturers in the United Kingdom and the European Union which have a high potentiality. Products of WFGL are chicken, shrimp, fish and processed foods which are in line with CPF’s businesses. In addition, CPF will have Import Quota License for chicken products to the European Union since WFGL has over 100 subsidiaries which have Import Quota License. Furthermore, WFGL has management team with high experience in the businesses of trading food products. http://www.westbridgefoods.com/"

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"Announced to acquire 95% of the total issued shares of Paulsen Food GmbH (“PF”). PF Group will engage in the sales of meat to customers which are food services and food manufacturers in Germany and countries in the European Union. In addition, PF will own 76 License Companies in Germany which have import quota licenses for the import of poultry meats and other poultry products to the European Union 


Becoming the shareholder of PF will allow CPF Group to enhance its import quota licenses for poultry meats and other poultry products to the European Union of approximately 6,100 tonnes per annum. Furthermore, CPF Group will obtain network and channels for food services and food manufacturers in Germany and the European Union which have a high potentiality. Main products to be distributed are chicken and duck which are in line with CPF’s businesses. http://www.peter-paulsen.de/"

Milestones 2018
Milestones 2016
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Announced to acquire 100% of ordinary shares in Hubei Chia Tai Co., Ltd. (Hubei). Hubei engages in the manufacturing and sale of animal feed, breeder animals and processed food products in China.

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Announced to subscribe to new ordinary shares of Banner Infant Diary Products Co., Ltd. (Banner), equivalent to 30% of total paid-up shares after capital increase. Banner manufactures and sells formulated infant milk powder in China.

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Announced to subscribe to new ordinary shares of Qingdao Yi Bang Bio-Engineering Co., Ltd. (Qingdao Yi Bang), equivalent to 12% of total paid-up shares after capital increase. Qingdao Yi Bang manufactures and sells animal vaccine in China.

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Announced to acquire 80% of total paid-up shares of Norfolk Foods (Private) Limited (Norfolk). Norfolk, incorporated in Sri Lanka, engages in manufacturing and distribution of ready-to-eat food products such as samosa, processed chicken, and meat stuffed with cheese and sausages under Crescent trademark. Products are distributed through local distributors, hotels, restaurants and retail shops in Sri Lanka. The acquisition enables CPF to enter into food business with high potential growth, as well as establish export base to neighboring countries.

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Announced to acquire 80% of total paid-up shares of Norfolk Foods (Private) Limited (Norfolk). Norfolk, incorporated in Sri Lanka, engages in manufacturing and distribution of ready-to-eat food products such as samosa, processed chicken, and meat stuffed with cheese and sausages under Crescent trademark. Products are distributed through local distributors, hotels, restaurants and retail shops in Sri Lanka. The acquisition enables CPF to enter into food business with high potential growth, as well as establish export base to neighboring countries.

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Announced to acquire 70% of paid-up shares of Fujian Sumpo Foods Holding Co., Ltd. (Fujian Sumpo). Fujian Sumpo engages in the manufacturing and sales of animal feed, farming and trading of poultry as well as processing and trading of chicken meat products in China.

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Announced to acquire 100% of paid-up shares of Bellisio Parent, LLC (Bellisio). Bellisio engages in the manufacturing and sale of single serve frozen entrée in the United States and Canada, under well-known brands such as Michelina’s, Boston Market, Chilli’s, and Atkins. The acquisition enables CPF to enter into the world largest food market and increase distribution channels of CPF in North America through Bellisio’s nationwide distribution network.

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Announced to subscribe to new ordinary shares of Ningxia Xiao Ming Animal Husbandry Co., Ltd. (Ningxia Xiao Ming), equivalent to 16.54% of total paid-up shares after capital increase. Ningxia Xiao Ming engages in the manufacturing and sale of day-old-layer in China.

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Announced to acquire 100% of paid-up shares of COFCO Meat (Suqian) Co., Ltd. (COFCO Meat). COFCO Meat engages in the manufacturing and sale of chicken products in China.

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Announced to subscribe to new ordinary shares and acquire total of 33% of SuperDrob Zakłady Drobiarsko - Mięsne S.A. (SuperDrob). SuperDrob engages in the agro-industry and food business, with main products such as fresh poultry, processed pre-seasoned and flavored

Milestones 2017
Milestones 2015
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Acquired ordinary shares of CP Chozen Limited (CP Chozen) 80% of total issued and paid up shares of CP Chozen. CP Chozen Limited is incorporated in England and engages in restaurant business in the format of food kiosks.

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Acquired ordinary shares of CJSC Poultry Production Severnaya and CJSC Poultry Parent Stock Production Woyskovitsy (Severnaya and Woyskovitsy) 80% total issued and paid up shares of Severnaya and Woyskovitsy. Incorporated in Russia, engage in integrated chicken business.

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Acquired ordinary shares of C.P. Cambodia Limited (CPC) 75% of total issued and paid up shares of CPC. CPC is incorporated in Cambodia and operates an integrated livestock business.

Milestones 2016
Milestones 2014
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Acquired the entire investment in Hefei Chia Tai Co., Ltd. and Kaifeng Chia Tai Co., Ltd. which incorporated in China, engage in production and distribution of animal feeds.

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Acquired 80.02% of total ordinary shares of Tops Foods NV which incorporated in Belgium, engages in production and distribution of chilled and ambient ready-to-eat foods using microwave system production technology.

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Acquired 29.00% of total ordinary shares of BHJ Kalino Food AB which incorporated in Sweden, engages in trading of chilled and frozen meat and food products.

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Disposal of 25.00% of total ordinary shares of C.P. Pokphand Co., Ltd. to ITOCHU Corporation (ITOCHU), a listed company in Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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Issued Exchangeable Bonds of 290.4 million USD to investors outside Thailand and listed in Singapore Exchange Securities.

 

Milestones 2015
Milestones 2013
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Acquired Russia Baltic Pork Invest ASV, which holds stake in companies operating swine businesses in Russia.

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Acquired C.P.-Meiji Co., Ltd., which engages in manufacturing and distribution of milk products, and healthy dairy products under the brand "Meiji" and "Meiji-Paigen".

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Invested in the areas of manufacturing and retailing of processed food products, processed meat, and ready-to-eat products in China. The investment was undertaken by C.P. Pokphand Co., Ltd.

Milestones 2014
Milestones 2012
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Started a food court business called "CP Food World" in Thailand

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Acquired 99.99% of the issued shares in Chester's Food Co., Ltd. that currently operates a fast food restaurant business in thailand

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Acquired 74.18%1 of the issued shares in a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange which currently perates business in the manufacturing and distribution of animal feed in China, as well as the agro-industrial and food business in Vietnam

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Acquired 99.99% of the issued shares in a company based in Malaysia which currently operates businesses in swine farming, a swine abattoir and the retail business in Malaysia

Milestones 2013
Milestones 2011
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Started a fast-serve restaurant business in Thailand called ‘CP Kitchen‘

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Started a retail business under the concept of a super convenience store called ‘CP Fresh Mart Plus’

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Acquired 25% of issued shares in a company based in Combodia which currenty operates businesses in the manufacturing and distribution of anlmal feed, as well as animal farming and food processlng

Milestones 2012
Milestones 2010
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Re-classified CPF’s sector from ‘Agribusiness’ to ‘Food and Beverage’ on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)

Milestones 2011
Milestones 2009
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Acquired 32% of issued shares in a company listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange and now operates businesses in the manufacturing and distribution of animal feed, as well as animal farming and food processing

Milestones 2010
Milestones 2007
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Invested in the Philippines and currently operates businesses in the manufacturing and distribution of animal feed as well as animal farming

Milestones 2009
Milestones 2006
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Began production of ready-to-eat products under CP brand and distributed domestically and internationally

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Invested in Laos and currently operates businesses in the manufacturing and distribution of livestock feed and livestock farming

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Invested in Russia and now operates businesses in the manufacturing and distribution of livestock feed and livestock farming

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Started a retail business called ‘CP Fresh Mart’ which is a retailer of fresh and cooked meat, as well as ready-to-eat products

Milestones 2007
Milestones 2005
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Invested in Malaysia and currently operates a fully integrated shrimp business

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Increased shareholding in a subsidiary in India from 19.0% to 71.2%, and currently operates businesses in the manufacturing and distribution of animal feed as well as animal farming in India

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Acquired a food kiosk business called ‘Five Star’ which currently operates a chain of food kiosks based on a franchise system

Milestones 2006
Milestones 2004
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Invested in Turkey and currently operates businesses in the manufacturing and distribution of livestock feed, and a fully-integrated chicken business

Milestones 2005
Milestones 2002
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Invested in China and currently operates businesses in the manufacturing and distribution of animal feed as well as aquatic farming

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Invested in the United Kingdom and now operates businesses that produce chilled food products for supply in the EU market

Milestones 2004
Milestones 1999
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Renamed as ‘Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited’ and announced CPF vision of becoming the ‘Kitchen of the World’

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Acquired ordinary shares in nine agro-industrial and food companies from Charoen Pokphand Group which transformed CPF into a nationwide fully integrated, agro business in both livestock and aquaculture

Milestones 2002
Milestones 1998
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Acquired ordinary shares in three agro-industrial public companies in Thailand from Charoen Pokphand Group

Milestones 1999
Milestones 1994
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Converted to a Public Company Limited

Milestones 1998
Milestones 1987
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Listed ordinary shares on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) with the trading symbol ‘CPF’

Milestones 1994
Milestones 1978
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Registered under the name ‘Charoen Pokphand Feedmill Company Limited’ to produce and distribute animal feed in Southern Thailand

Milestones 1987