Thai President Foods

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Thai President Foods PCL
Public
Traded as SETTF
Founded April 18, 1972 (1972-04-18)
Headquarters Bangkok, Thailand
Website www.mama.co.th
MAMA Tom Yum Shrimp Flavor Instant Noodles
MAMA packages on display for sale.

Thai President Foods PCL (Thai: บริษัท ไทย เพรซิเดนท์ ฟูดส์ จำกัด) is a Bangkok-based Thai company established April 18, 1972. It makes the internationally marketed instant noodle brand "MAMA".

Company[edit]

As of 2012, Thai President Foods was the main instant noodle manufacturer in Thailand, with a 45% share of the market.[1] In the world market, the company claims it is the tenth largest noodle company.[2]

Since 1978, the company's shares are traded on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).[3] Chairman of the Board of directors is Boonsithi Chokwatana; President is Pipat Paniangvait; Vice President is Suchai Ratanajiajaroen[4]

As of 2008, 3,824 people are employed by Thai President Foods[5] The factory sites are all located in Thailand (Lamphun Province and Sriracha Cholburi).[6] As of 2008, Thai President Foods has a registered capital of 180 million Thai baht.[7] (c. US$5.31 million). Exports are managed by the company's subsidiary, President Interfood Co., Ltd.

Products[edit]

The food company's main products are flavoured instant noodles mainly sold under the "MAMA" brand[8] 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.[9]

The product range[10] is

Thai President Foods takes part in the government marketing campaign "Diversity and Refinement" (registration no. FB 0128/05) by the Department of Export Promotion.

References[edit]

  • This text is mainly based upon the content of the company's website www.mama.co.th.
  1. ^ "Noodles in Thailand". euromonitor.com. Mar 2013. 
  2. ^ www.mama.co.th Investor Relation > Corporate profile, retrieved 2008-09-19
  3. ^ www.mama.co.th Company > History, retrieved 2009-09-19
  4. ^ www.mama.co.th Company > Management team, retrieved 2009-09-19
  5. ^ Wright Reports Thai President Foods Public Company Limited - Company Profile Snapshot, retrieved 2008-09-19
  6. ^ www.mama.co.th TF Groups Map & Address, retrieved 2009-09-19
  7. ^ www.mama.co.th Company profile, retrieved 2009-09-19
  8. ^ www.mama.co.th What we do, retrieved 2009-09-19
  9. ^ www.mama.co.th Corporate profile > sec. Main Business, retrieved 2008-09-19
  10. ^ www.mama.co.th Investor Relation, sec. "Business Scope of Companies in TF Group", retrieved 2009-09-19
  11. ^ businessweek.comBusinessWeek published 2009-09-19, retrieved 2008-09-20
  12. ^ investing.businessweek.comBusinessWeek > companies, published 2009-09-19, retrieved 2008-09-20

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