1970 : Lam Soon built the country’s first oil fractionation plant to manufacture cooking oil. Recognizing the potential of palm oil, Lam Soon moved upstream and established plantations in both East and Peninsular Malaysia.
1972 : LAM SOON (HONG KONG) became a public listed company in Hong Kong.
Following a rights issue in 1997, the Hong Leong Group of Malaysia became the controlling shareholder of Lam Soon (Hong Kong).
1974 : Commissioned Thailand’s first palm oil refinery in Bang-poo Industrial in Samut Prakam Province.