|Guan Chong Berhad was incorporated in Malaysia as a public company on 22nd March 2004 and listed on Main Market of Bursa Malaysia on 8th April 2005. GCB is an investment holding company, started with 3 subsidiaries namely, Guan Chong Cocoa Manufacturer (GCCM), Guan Chong Trading (GCT) and Enrich Mix (EM). The Group is principally involved in the manufacturing of cocoa-derived food ingredients, namely cocoa mass, cocoa butter, cocoa cake and cocoa powder. To date, the Group has diversified their business from producing cocoa – derived food ingredients to the consumer downstream.
The Group’s history started in early 1980’s which was principally involved in trading of cocoa beans. In 1983, it started processing cocoa beans by setting up a factory in Parit Jawa, Muar, Johor. In 1990, with the vision to become a market leader in the local cocoa processing industry, the management sold the plant in Parit Jawa and built a new plant in the Pasir Gudang Industrial area under the Group subsidiary, Guan Chong Cocoa Manufacturer Sdn. Bhd.
Initially, the new plant started off with about 6000mt of bean grinding and through years of upgrading and the spirit of continuous improvement, today, Guan Chong Cocoa Manufacturer is proud to be one of the top cocoa processors in Malaysia with the capacity touching 80,000mt. Our cocoa products gained wide acceptance from both local & international market.