Uni-President Enterprises Corporation
|Revenue||NT$456 billion (2013)|
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries||President Chain Stores|
|Uni-President Enterprises Corporation|
Uni-President Enterprises Corporation (Chinese: 統一企業公司; pinyin: Tǒngyī Qǐyè Gōngsī; Wade–Giles: T'ung-i Chi-yeh) is an international food conglomerate based in Tainan, Taiwan. It is the largest food production company in Taiwan as well as Asia, and has a significant market share in dairy products, foods and snacks, and beverages. It is also responsible for running Starbucks, 7-Eleven, Mister Donut and Carrefour in Taiwan. In addition, Uni-President has subsidiaries in Mainland China, Thailand and the Philippines.
In 1967, the “Uni-President Enterprise Co.” was opened in Syuejia, Tainan County. It started with the production of flour and feed. The chairman was Wu Xiuqi, and the general manager was Kao Ching-yuen.
In 1969, Uni-President began preparations for the production of instant noodles and cooperated with Nissin Milling Technology to that end, and subsequently invested and set up factories in Thailand and established dealers in Hong Kong.
This article needs to be updated.(May 2018)
Food safety incidents
In 2001, the United Kingdom Food Standards Agency (FSA) found in tests of various sauces, including soy sauces, that 22% of samples contained the carcinogen 3-MCPD as well as its derivative 1,3-DCP at levels considerably higher than those deemed safe by the European Union.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ, formerly ANZFA) followed FSA research and took actions. "President Creamy Soy Sauce" from Taiwan was put on the ban list in the second round of testing.
- List of companies of Taiwan
- Uni-President China
- Dream Mall
- Science Noodles
- T & T Supermarket - Canadian former joint venture between Uni-President and 99 Ranch Market of the United States, now owned by Loblaw Companies.