News Release

2015.9.29Acquisition of land for construction of a food product plant in Malaysia

The Fuji Oil Group has acquired rights to use of land in the state of Johor, Malaysia, for the purpose of serving as new site of production in Southeast Asia.

1. Reason for acquisition of the site

Fuji Oil Co., Ltd. began developing business in Southeast Asia in 1981, when it established Fuji Oil (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., a plant for manufacture of oils and fats in the Republic of Singapore. It subsequently established additional plants for cream and margarine while broadening the scope of its business.
In recent years, the dietary lives of consumers in Singapore and other Southeast Asian markets have become increasingly westernized. This is reflected in expanding consumption of bread and other Western-style bakery items, which is translating into a growing demand for cream, margarine, and other such ingredients used in these items.
Fuji Oil saw a need for enlargement and reinforcement of its production capacity in response to this higher demand for processed oil and fat products, and consequently launched a search for a suitable site for construction of a new plant in the region.
As a result, it decided to acquire a site in Iskandar Malaysia, which is located in the Malaysian state of Johor, on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. This site was chosen in the belief that it was adapted to future development of business owing to the convenience of networking with current production locations in Southeast Asia in aspects such as raw material procurement and distribution.
Fuji Oil has positioned it as the site for construction of a major plant for the buildup of its business in Southeast Asia. As this indicates, it is committed to continuing with its active efforts to further develop its business in the region.

2. Outline of the acquired land

1) Site: within Senai Airport City in Johor, Malaysia
2) Area: 100,159 m2
3) Investment:  about JPY 1.8 billion (MYR 53,906,000)
4) Acquired from:  Senai Airport City Sdn Bhd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of MMC Corporation Bhd. (listed on Bursa Malaysia, the Malaysian stock exchange)

End of report


About inquiries

  • Inquiries are accepted during company hours on weekdays.
    Working hours: 9:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM, Monday ~ Friday
    (Inquiries are not accepted on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, the year-end holiday season, the summer vacation season, and company holidays.)
  • Please note that it may take considerable time for us to respond to your inquiry, depending on the matter raised.
    Please also note that we may not be able to provide a response, depending on the matter raised.
  • Replies will be sent to the individual customer. Please refrain from forwarding, making secondary use of, or disclosing any reply, in whole or in part, to any third party, without the permission of our company.
  • Because we may furnish a reply by telephone, please enter a telephone number where you can be contacted during the day.

Inquiry type

Inquiry subject *
Name of the product
Inquiry text *

Customer information

First Name *
Last Name * * This field is required.
E-mail address *
(Enter again for confirmation)
Postal code * This field is required.
Address1 *
Address2 *
City *
State/Province *
Country *
Telephone number
Occupation *
Company name
Organizational unit

Personal information

  • We shall manage all personal information on customers and the text of their inquiries in accordance with our policy on protection of privacy.
  • We shall use any personal information on customers only for response to their inquiries.

Click the send button if the text is correct.

Inquiry type

Inquiry subject
Name of the product
Inquiry text

Personal information

First Name
Last Name
E-mail address
Postal code
Telephone number
Company name
Organizational unit

We have received your inquiry. Thank you for sending it.