Insights of Ngan Yin


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Dedicating to the future with the following mission statement:


To maintain as the leading shelled groundnuts company in Malaysia by producing only the highest quality of groundnuts.

Proactively nurture highly skilled and passionate management team and workforce in the pursuit of achieving highest customer satisfaction.

Building new channels and products in the groundnuts business through creativity and innovations.

Story of the Founder

The Beginning
Stepping Into Nanyang
From Zero to Cheroot
Seeding the First Groundnuts
Characteristics of a True Leader
Generosity as an Aid
To Dad with Love

Milestone of Ngan Yin

1945

Establishment of the small cottage industry at Aston Settlement.

1946

From 3 to a group of 10 employees.

1957

Shifted from the small cottage industry to Kampung Sultan, Kampar; employing over 100 employees.

1962

Revive against the big flood that causes a big loss on the business that very year.

1965

Celebrities from Hong Kong endorsing the groundnuts.

1973

Expansion of another larger factory in Mambang Di Awan with the employment of 300-400 people.

1975

Establishing Ngan Yin Groundnuts Factory Sdn. Bhd.

1976

Exporting the groundnuts.

1978

Diversified to Palm Oil Industry.

1980

The sad passing away of Mr. Ngan Yin.

1989

Mechanizing the factory due to rapid demands increment.

1992

Stepping into housing development industry.

1995

New product line launching for Shandong Roasted Groundnuts.

2016

Launching of new product line for savoury nuts.

2017

Going international. Changing the name from Cap Tangan to Thumbs and changing from Ngan Yin Groundnuts Factory to Ngan Yin Food Industries.

Contributing for Good


Giving back to the community is part of the late Mr. Ngan Yin’s sole vision and it is followed closely without neglect by the director of the company.

1970

Free distributions of nuts during the Merdeka Cup.

Since 1975

Organizing Ngan Yin Cup for the Kampar Volleyball Association as a encouragement of healthy pursuits.

2003

Fund raising charity event organization to purchase new dialysis machines for NFK centre.

Sponsorship Programme for :

Various kindergartens and schools on Sports Day.

Free nuts, t-shirts and funds for participants of Starwalks and Ipoh International Run.

Open days and meetings budget for Rotary Club and Lions Club.