Royal Pahang Durian Group (RPD Group) has entered into a shareholders’ agreement with Perbadanan Kemajuan Pertanian Negeri Pahang (PKPP), Pahang’s state-owned agriculture agency, to form Royal Pahang Durian Produce-PKPP Sdn Bhd (RPDP-PKPP).
RPDP-PKPP will build, own and operate a large-scale durian processing facility in the Raub district of Pahang state with an investment of around MYR 40 million (USD 9.2 million), set for completion by June 2021.
The durian processing facility will be the largest producing frozen whole fruit, pulp and paste in Malaysia, with an initial freezing capacity of 3,500 metric tons per month. The facility will have the latest cryogenic freezing technology, highly-automated processing lines, R&D capabilities and 7,000 tons of storage capacity.
(Sources: Malay Mail; Focus Malaysia)