Carotino/ JC Chang Group
J C Chang Group is a Malaysian based and privately-owned business group covering businesses in oil palm planting, palm oil milling and refining, property and development, hotel, insurance, manufacturing and trading.Â
Oil palm plantations and CPO milling form the core business of our Group. We have one CPO mill and five oil palm plantations in Pahang, three CPO mills and twelve oil palm estates in Sabah.Â Total gross plantation area is about 40,000 hectares. Total milling capacity is about 200 mt FFB per hour.Â We also have one refining and manufacturing plant in Pasir Gudang that produces various downstream palm products for exports.Â
The Group has always been emphasizing and adopting Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Management Practices (MAP) to ensure sound and efficient management in all areas of business activities in order to promote environmental-friendly and socially responsible practices in our core business of plantations and mills. Our goal is to realize and enhance sustainable production and distribution of safe and premium quality palm products, in line with our objectives and aims of joining RSPO.Â Â
Carotino Sdn Bhd is a member of the vertically integrated J.C. Chang Group of companies with interests in plantations, palm oil mills and downstream processing activities.
Carotino Sdn Bhd is involved in downstream businesses that enhance the value of crude palm oil produced within the Group. Carotino's vision is to be global player in the value added segment of the Palm oil Industry.
We are the first company in the world to commercialize a patented physical refining process for the production of natural carotenes and tocotrienols-rich oils and fats. These are now marketed globally under the brand name Carotino.
Carotino Sdn Bhd is conscious of its role in the efforts to sustain an ecologically balanced environment. We as responsible and caring corporate citizens uphold the need to satisfy our customers with premium quality products produced using the latest state of the art technology with conservation of environment as an integrated part of our Corporate Philosophy.
Supply Chain Certification
|28 May 2014
||04 Jun 2017
||Carotino Sdn Bhd, PLO 519, Jalan Besi Satu, Pasir Gudang Indistrial Estate, 81700 Pasir Gudang Johor Darul Takzim
Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability
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How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
We have already initiated the efforts and commitments to internalize the RSPO P&C into our various management policies and standard operation procedures which would enable our mills and estates to carry out their daily operations and activities with all the good management elements and practices laid down by RSPO P&C.
As part of RSPO requirement, our estates and mill in Pahang have engaged the officials from Pahang State Forestry Department, Wildlife Department and Department of Environment to brief them on the RSPO practices that we have initiated in our estates and mill. The officials were glad to learn what RSPO is all about from our Managers and Assistants and their responses were generally very positive towards RSPO.
Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
Our mill and five estates in Pahang have undergone the final assessment for RSPO certification by SGS. Amid our assessment report had been submitted by SGS in July 2009, the issuance of RSPO certificate is still being awaited. With the already initiated processes of RSPO preparation, assessment and certification, we are definitely adopting practices contain in the RSPO P&C.
Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
Pending the issuance of RSPO certificate for our Carotino Mill, we are in the midst of planning and preparing our mills and estates in Sabah for the next phase of certification.
Any other information that would support the application such as what your organisation hopes to gain from joining RSPO and how it would support RSPO?
We were already a RSPO member since 2006.
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