Listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, PPB Group Berhad was incorporated in Malaysia in 1968 and is engaged in property investment and investment holding.
PPB Group’s core businesses are grains trading, flour and animal feed milling as well as downstream activities including livestock farming; food processing; bakery and marketing and distribution of consumer products. FFM Group in which PPB has 80% equity interest, owns and operates a total of five (5) flour mills in the country and one (1) each in Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia. The FFM Group supplies more than 40% of Malaysia’s flour requirements.
PPB is also the single largest shareholder, owning 18.3% equity interest in one of Asia’s largest integrated agribusiness groups, Wilmar International Limited (Wilmar) which operates in more than 20 countries across four continents and has over 300 processing plants. Wilmar has an extensive distribution network for its products which are sold in more than 50 countries globally.
Besides food manufacturing, PPB owns Golden Screen Cinemas Sdn Bhd which is the largest film exhibitor in Malaysia with 220 screens in 26 locations nationwide, capturing about 40% of domestic box office collections.
PPB Group has grown into a major conglomerate with assets and market capitalisation totaling RM15.6 billion and RM13.8 billion respectively as at 31 December 2012.
PPB’s strategic acquisitions and business ventures over the years have enabled it to successfully diversify its businesses to include in addition to the above, environmental engineering and waste management; contract manufacturing; chemicals manufacturing; property development and management; and packaging operations.
PPB Group currently has operations in China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Singapore and employs more than 3,700 employees in its domestic operations.