Thai President Foods
|Traded as||SET: TF|
|Founded||April 18, 1972|
As of 2012[update], Thai President Foods was the main instant noodle manufacturer in Thailand, with a 45% share of the market. In the world market, the company claims it is the tenth largest noodle company.
Since 1978, the company's shares are traded on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). Chairman of the Board of directors is Boonsithi Chokwatana; President is Pipat Paniangvait; Vice President is Suchai Ratanajiajaroen
As of 2008, 3,824 people are employed by Thai President Foods The factory sites are all located in Thailand (Lamphun Province and Sriracha Cholburi). As of 2008, Thai President Foods has a registered capital of 180 million Thai baht. (c. US$5.31 million). Exports are managed by the company's subsidiary, President Interfood Co., Ltd.
The food company's main products are flavoured instant noodles mainly sold under the "MAMA" brand and other brands such as "Mamy", "Pama", "Papa", "Sai Keo" and "Honghow" which are distributed worldwide. In Thailand, instant noodles made by Thai President Foods have a 50% + market share which gives the company a market dominance in that segment. Currently, the export quantity of MAMA Instant noodles soups is five million packages per day.
The product range is
- (Food manufacture)
- instant soups including "oriental style instant noodles". Flavors include pork, Thai Tom yum shrimp, chicken, vegetarian, Vietnamese Phở (beef), Thai Pad kee mao, Thai curry and many others. Packed in both individual bags and Cup Noodles.
- parboiled rice
- bakery products (waffles, cookies, snack food, etc.)
- wheat flour, dry vegetables, rice noodles and seasonings.
- (non-alcoholic drinks)
Thai President Foods takes part in the government marketing campaign "Diversity and Refinement" (registration no. FB 0128/05) by the Department of Export Promotion.
- This text is mainly based upon the content of the company's website www.mama.co.th.
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