Uni-President Enterprises Corporation
|Public (TWSE: 1216)|
|Headquarters||Yongkang District, Tainan City, Taiwan|
|Revenue||NT$46.025 billion (2007)|
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries||President Chain Stores
|Uni-President Enterprises Corporation|
Uni-President Enterprises Corporation (TWSE: 1216) (traditional Chinese: 統一企業公司; simplified Chinese: 统一企业公司; 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 product, foods and snacks, and beverages markets. It is also responsible for running Starbucks, 7-Eleven, Mister Donut and Carrefour in Taiwan. In addition, Uni-President also has subsidiaries in Mainland China and Thailand.
Food safety incidents
In 2001, the United Kingdom Food Standards Agency (FSA) found in tests of various sauces including soy sauces that some 22% of samples contained a chemical carcinogen called 3-MCPD at levels considerably higher than those deemed safe by the European Union as well as 1,3-DCP its derivative.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ, formerly ANZFA) followed FSA research and took actions. "President Creamy Soy Sauce" from Taiwan is on the ban list in the second round testing.
- List of companies of Taiwan
- Uni-President China
- Dream Mall
- Science Noodles
- T & T Supermarket - former Canadian joint venture between Uni-President and 99 Ranch Market of the United States, now owned by Loblaw Companies.