History

Goodhope has experience in developing and operating plantations that dates back over a century

Late 1800s to  Early 1900s

Late 1800s to Early 1900s

Carson Cumberbatch PLC, the ultimate parent of Goodhope, established its agricultural base in Sri Lanka and incorporated the Malaysian Plantation Companies.

1969

1969

Carson Cumberbatch PLC makes a strategic shift from rubber into oil palm cultivation in Malaysia.

1996

1996

Carson Cumberbatch PLC commenced operations in Indonesia through PT Agro Indomas increasing the overseas oil palm plantations area from 1,800 hectares to over 13,000 hectares.

2003

2003

Carsons' plantations, oils and fats sector begins an aggressive mandate to grow its plantation land bank from the existing extent of 20,000 hectares to 100,000 hectares by 2010.

2008

2008

Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd was incorporated in Singapore as the Holding Company of the plantations, oils and fats sector to consolidate and regionalize the sector's asset base.

2011

2011

  • Globalized the business by acquiring a Malaysian based Company with operations in Malaysia and India that specializes in edible oil refining and specialty fats production.
  • Goodhope has a land bank of 150,168 hectares and the total land under development is 39,454 hectares.
2012

2012

  • Goodhope's mills - Terewan and Sungai Purun based in Central Kalimantan were awarded an RSPO Certification
  • Goodhope's edible oils and fats manufacturing facilities in Malaysia - Premium Vegetable Oils and Premium Fats were awarded the RSPO Supply Chain Certification.
2013

2013

  • Goodhope’s edible oils and fats segment establishes the “Premium Innovation Centre”, its state-of-the-art R&D centre in Pasir Gudang, Malaysia.
  • Goodhope has a land bank of 156,998 Hectares