Feeding Penang


From international players to small cottage enterprises, our food manufacturing industry is thriving and getting more diverse.

Penang – food haven par excellence. And it goes without saying that its people are a proud lot, fiercely defensive and boastful of their hybrid cuisines.

And we don’t even mean the street food. Indeed, behind the popular dishes lies a food manufacturing industry that is taken for granted, and that is unknown. It does not only feed Penang’s many hungry mouths and its endless stream of tourists; it supplies and distributes to the world as well – with goodies from seafood and meats, to fruits and herbs.

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