Kimlan Foods Co., Ltd. (Chinese: 金蘭食品股份有限公司; Taiwanese: Kimlân si̍tphín kó͘hūniúhān kongsi) is a Taiwanese food products company headquartered in Daxi District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan.[1] As of 2008 it is the largest soy sauce manufacturer in Taiwan.[2] The Chinese-language Reader's Digest ranked Kimlan as a winner of the gold awards in 2008.[3]

Kimlan Foods Co., Ltd.
Native name
Kimlân si̍tphín kó͘hūniúhān kongsi
FormerlyDatung Company
Company typePrivate
Founded8 May 1936; 87 years ago (1936-05-08)
FounderHan Chung
HeadquartersDaxi, Taoyuan, Taiwan
ProductsSoy sauce

History edit

The company was originally founded as Datung Company on 8 May 1936 by Mr. Han Chung. In 1970, the company was renamed as Kimlan Soy Sauce. In 1987, it was renamed again to Kimlan Foods Co., Ltd.[4]

References edit

  1. ^ "d_2.gif Archived 2013-12-22 at the Wayback Machine." Kimlan Foods. Retrieved on November 9, 2012. "No. 236, Jieshou Road, Dasi, Taoyuan, Taiwan" - Address in Chinese: "桃園縣大溪鎮介壽路236號"
  2. ^ Lin, Jerry. "Carrefour sees growing market in private-label items." Taipei Times. Tuesday July 15, 2008. Page 12. Retrieved on November 9, 2012.
  3. ^ Staff Writer with CNA "`Reader's Digest' names 42 local brands as most trusted among 78 worldwide." Taipei Times. Thursday April 24, 2008. Page 4. Retrieved on November 9, 2012.
  4. ^ "金蘭食品股份有限公司". Archived from the original on 2015-01-19.