A comprehensive directory of food manufacturers, distributors and suppliers as well as the supporting industries in Malaysia.




Slow finish, rough start – this adequately sums up the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020 with regard to the Malaysian economy. Despite high expectations, it turned out to be a tepid 2019. The Malaysian economy saw a 4.3% growth last year, falling short of the government’s forecast of 4.7%, which was the growth rate in 2018. This 4.3% growth was notable for being the lowest GDP growth since the ...more

Message from The President of Malaysian Food Canners’ Association (MFCA)

It was an unintentional boost for our industry when the Movement Control Order (MCO) was announced by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19. Consumers thronged supermarkets to stock up on groceries. One of the food items that flew off the shelves were canned goods, favoured for their ability to last long. There are many misconceptions about canned food. Their long shelf life is often at ...more

Message From The Chairman of Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA)

The Malaysia Food Business Directory 2020/2021 edition is yet another feather in the cap for Marshall Cavendish (M) Sdn Bhd, and we could not be more pleased to be a part of it. This annual publication has for more than a decade provided a valuable service with its extensive compilation of companies, agencies and associations in the food business. The Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA) can c ...more

Message From The President of Malaysian Institute of Food Technology (MIFT)

The term “food technology” may have an abstract ring to it. Perhaps this is because it involves the application of scientific principles in all aspects of the food supply chain, from production, preservation and processing to packaging and distribution. In other words, it pertains to ensuring the quality and safety of food products through research and development. The Malaysian Institute of Fo ...more

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