Delfi Limited

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Over the years, in our quest to enhance our distribution capabilities and to grow the two divisions within the group, we have achieved many significant milestones.

1950's SilverQueen and Ceres brands established in Indonesia
1984 Incorporated in Singapore as Petra Foods Pte Ltd
1987 Commenced distributing third party brands in Indonesia
1988 Entered into the cocoa ingredients business; built a cocoa processing factory in the Philippines
1989 Started cocoa ingredients operations in Thailand
2000 First ISO certification received
2001 Entered into a JV with Meiji Seika Kaisha of Japan to manufacture "Meiji" branded confectionery and biscuits in Indonesia

CLSA managed fund invested and independent directors were appointed
2002 Established a JV with SD Holdings Berhad (a Sime Darby company in Malaysia)
2003 Acquired two cocoa proccesing plants in Mexico and Brazil from Nestlé SA and entered into agreements to supply cocoa ingredients to Nestlé in those conutries

Commissioned new cocoa processing plant in Malaysia

Acquired 100% shareholding interest in Ceres Sime Marketing, through Petra Food's subsidiary Ceres Sime Confectionery

Awarded top spot in the annual Singapore Enterprise 50 Award

2004 Listed on the Singapore Exchange in November

Voted Best Newly Listed Company in Singapore in the prestigious 12th annual Asiamoney's Best-Managed Companies Poll

2005 Winner of the Business Times/DHL Enterprise Award 2004

Acquired Singapore and Malaysia consumer marketing businesses

Ranked 12th most valuable brand in Singapore Brand Award 2005