Chinese produce expert Great-Sun Foods is to invest US$39.6m in opening a new tropical fruit production base in Malaysia, according to Beijing News. The base will consist of a modern plantation the development, a research and development department, production and refrigeration facilities and workers’ accommodation.
The first production will be durian, followed by other tropical fruits still to be determined, depending on market and growing conditions. The company has integrated production and is present throughout the supply chain. It produces, processes, distributes and exports over 40 types of fruits and vegetables.