Thai Stock: Consistently Poor Profitable Growth At CP Foods

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Background

Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited is a Thailand-based company engaged in agro-industrial and integrated food businesses for domestic sales and exports, with presence in 16 countries, including China, Vietnam, and Taiwan.

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Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited is a Thailand-based company engaged in agro-industrial and integrated food businesses

Revenue is mainly sourced from its livestock business and 80% is generated in Asia.

Business Description

CPF with its core business in Thailand, operates in 16 countries and exports to more than 30 countries. CPF has developed an integrated agro-industrial and food business consisting of three business segments namely Feed, Farm and Food.

Feed, which accounts for 45% of 2017 revenue, is the main revenue contributor for CPF. This business segment manufactures, supplies and distributes livestock and aquaculture feed products in both concentrated feed and complete feed forms.

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CPF with its core business in Thailand, operates in 16 countries and exports to more than 30 countries

Another 37% of revenue comes from the Farm segment which operates in animal breeding and commercial animal farming including producing primary processed meats. Major types of animals CPF farms and breeds include swine, broilers, layers, ducks, shrimp and fish.

Food segment offers varieties of fresh, processed, cooked and ready-made products under the following brands: Kitchen Joy, Taste Inc, and BK. To expand distribution, CPF also owns food retail outlets such as Chester Restaurant, 5-Star Chicken, and CP Fresh Mart Retail Store.

Leadership

Dhanin Chearavanont has been the Chairman of CPF since 2000. He is also currently Chairman of other companies in the CP group such as CP ALL PCL (CPALL TB) and CP Pokphand Co., Ltd and True Corp PCL (TRUE TB). His name has been listed on Forbes World’s Richest People List multiple times. His educational background is from Thailand’s National Defence College.

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