Ms. Liana from DPO Indonesia & Ms. Wanpen from DPO Thailand attended Gelita Agent Seminar in Taipei, Taiwan from 24 – 26 July.
DPO International’s annual DPO Day was successfully held simultaneously on the 4th & 5th of July across the region. Offices in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Philippines & China concurrently experienced a two-day team building program, filled with inspirational activities that reinforce workplace communication, employee relation & task ownership.
We are proud to announce that in December 2018, BIGbox Asia has won MYCYBERSALE 2018 Go e-Commerce Excellence Awards in the category of “Top Merchants Food & Beverages”. Three years in the business, we can say that we are proud of our achievement!
DPO International recently hosted the Belgian Delegation for the HALAL Hub2Hub North Port-Liege Mission on the 6th of April 2018 at their headquarters in Kuala Lumpur.
Student representatives from the Karel De Grote University of Antwerp, Belgium at DPO International's Headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Building upon their commitment in supporting educational development and initiatives, DPO International recently welcomed 26 bachelor students along with both their lecturers from the Karel De Grote University in Antwerp, Belgium on the 28th of March 2018.
Student representatives from Greehey School of Business - St. Mary's University led by Dr. Mathew Joseph at DPO International's headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. This is the second time student representatives from St. Mary's University has visited DPO International
Ever committed to supporting student development and educational initiatives, DPO International recently welcomed 13 business major students from St. Mary University, America alongside Dr. Mathew Joseph Emil C.E. Jurica Distinguished Professor of Marketing on the 13th of March 2018.
KUALA LUMPUR, 16 NOVEMBER – The young talented musicians of Young Malaysians Go Classic II (YMGCII) recently concluded their mesmerizing performance before an international audience on the 16th of November 2017 at Connexion @ Nexus Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur.
Expressing Musical Creativity & Passion
KUALA LUMPUR, 2 NOVEMBER - The Malaysia Belgium Luxembourg Business Council (MBLBC) and the Belgium Embassy along with platinum sponsor BIGbox Asia will be organising the Young Malaysians Go Classic II (YMGCII) event on this 16th November 2017 at Connexion @ Nexus Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur.
YMGCII is a CSR-initiative by the MBLBC which enjoys the full support of the Belgian Embassy. The event aims to provide young musicians living in Malaysia an opportunity to display their musical talents in front of an international and appreciative audience of international business-people, government officials, musical colleagues and parents. The talented youths of YMGC will also be the main attraction and entertainment for the EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI) organized EUROPA Awards, happening on the 24 November 2017.
BIGbox Asia recently teamed up with Fitness First, a leading gym brand in Kuala Lumpur that just opened their 13th outlet in Melawati Shopping Mall at Taman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur. In their on-going efforts to form new and beneficial partnerships between businesses, BIGbox Asia was there to promote their range of healthy snacks including granolas, organic cereals, juices, nuts and more.
DPO showcases innovative applications & functional ingredients at Food ingredients Asia 2017 – Bangkok
DPO International recently took part in Food ingredients Asia (FiA) 2017 in Bangkok from 13 to 15 September 2017. FiA is the ASEAN region’s primary destination for emerging market opportunities, especially when it comes to food ingredients.
DPO International is proud to announce the widening of its foothold in Asia through their latest expansion to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. DPO Vietnam will continue to represent DPO’s extensive range of international partners & products they carry which includes Hydrosol, Diasta, Halcyon & more. DPO services & products will be available for the Vietnamese food industry and surrounding regions not limited to Ho Chi Minh.
With a strong presence in Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Korea, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka and now Vietnam, DPO International will be planning out more expansions in the years to come.
Striving to meet ever changing consumer demands, DPO International will be launching a new in-house brand called Sunnyland. Applying over 20 years of experience servicing nearly all aspects of the food industry, Sunnyland taps into DPO’s vast understanding of the Foodservice market, offering frozen foods of the highest quality that are stored in proper storage conditions and transported with care in an ideal environment.
As a testament to DPO’s experience in the handling of frozen foods at an international level, Sunnyland products are ensured to be handled with care, with special priorities placed on safe storage and secure distribution.
Sunnyland products include delectable potato based products, fruits & vegetables, seafood & meat and yummy ready-to-eat desserts & meals. Sunnyland will be available in Malaysia, China, Korea, Thailand and the Philippines and will be launched sometime in September 2017.
To offer customized specialty ingredients & blends to smaller businesses, DPO International has launched a new in-house brand called Foodcraft. As the lines between B2B and B2C continue to converge, products and services offered will have to evolve in order to cater to new robust market demands and this is where Foodcraft comes in.
Foodcraft offers consumers & businesses a superior choice of quality specialty ingredients & blends, customized packing & more, all tailored to the customer’s preference. Food ingredients that are normally sold in bulk are now available in repacked convenient sizes and retail size packs for various applications, meeting the needs of smaller businesses or SMEs.
Foodcraft products include specialty ingredients that bring more functional benefits to food applications and customized blends & premixes that are formulated according to the customer’s preference.
The full experience of eating Chinese food can truly be experienced by eating it as it was meant to be eaten – with chopsticks! However, if you use chopsticks as if spear fishing, you would probably end with food catapulting across the table. It’s time to say goodbye to that fork and to put those chopsticks to work.
Art of Eating with Hands
Eating using hands is a very common practice in many Asian countries including Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. The art of eating with one's hands is not easy as it looks. And if eating off a plate seem hard enough, how about eating rice and curry on a banana leaf using your hands?!
The Challenges of Food Security
Watch Astro Awani’s interview with Daniel Pans, the Deputy Chairman of the EUMCCI (EU-Malaysia Chamber Of Commerce And Industry), on the subject of food security and its present day challenges.
Daniel Pans, Deputy Chairman, EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (EUMCCI) & CEO of DPO International, spoke on BFM Radio about EUMCCI's mission to support and develop the interest of EU businesses in Malaysia, as well as facilitate trade and discussed about how the current sentiment in Europe could impact trade.
Daniel Pans wears many hats. Besides being the Deputy Chairman of EUMCCI and a Co-Sector Leader of SEBSEAM-M’s Agribusiness Services, he is also the President of the Malaysian Belgium Luxembourg Business Council (MBLBC) and the group managing director and owner of DPO International, a pan-Asian food distribution company with 20 sales, marketing and distribution locations across seven Asian countries and one of the main sponsors of the EU-ASEAN Forum on Food Safety.