At the newly furnished headquarters at a high-rise building in Shanghai, Hong Kong-based sauce enterprise Lee Kum Kee is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s formal return to China. The book Family Spirit, which traces the company’s past from a teahouse selling oyster sauce in a small town in Guangdong Province to a sauce kingdom that provides over 200 choices of sauces and condiments to countries around the world, was published recently as a way to understand the Lee family’s striving over almost 130 years…Full Article: June 2017

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  • In December 2016, the skyscraper Lee Kum Kee Tower in Xuhui district, Shanghai, was designated the company’s new headquarters for the mainland Chinese market. Inside the skyscraper is the group’s research and development department, offices and the brand experiencing center.
  • In 2008, Lee Kum Kee was the official sauce supplier of the Beijing Olympic Games.

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  • In 1998, Lee Kum Kee constructed a sauce factory in Huangpu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province.
  • In 1996, Lee Kum Kee constructed a sauce factory in Xinhui, Guangdong Province. The following year, the company contrasted a factory in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • In 1991, Lee Kum Kee constructed a sauce factory in Los Angeles, California.
  • Founded in 1888 and headquartered in Hong Kong, Lee Kum Kee is a well-known food processor that is primarily known for its sauces and condiments. The company’s product line includes oyster sauce, soy sauce, chili sauce, XO sauce (i.e. dried shrimp/scallops, spices), seasoning powder (i.e. chicken powder), and various dressings.

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