A Member of FGV Holdings Berhad (Formerly known as Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad)

Pontian United Plantations Berhad (PUP) was incorporated in 1952 with the mainstream business of the company is palm oil production. The Company started with 1,833 acres of rubber and oil palm plantations in Kukup, Johor of which a total area of 320 acres was subsequently sold to Kukup Resort and a further total area of 203 acres was acquired by the State Authority for drains and roads. Further expansion undertaken by the Company and its group of companies has contributed to an increase in land bank close to 40,000 acres of which Pontian United and through its subsidiaries owns a net total area of 30,949 acres. The remaining area is owned by an associate company and its subsidiaries. 


Throughout the expansion period, the company has established a Crude Palm Oil processing Mill which runs at 90 metric ton per hour and a kernel crushing plant. Other than that, the company also acquired commercial buildings in Negeri Sembilan and Sabah. Currently, PUP has 15 subsidiaries and associate companies which deal mostly in oil palm plantation, insurance and property management.


The oil palm estates under the group include Kukup Estate, Pontian Malacca Estate, Pontian Blossom Estate, Pontian Korosah Estate, Pontian Subor Estate, Pontian Materis Estate, Pontian Hillco Estate, Pontian Kuril Estate, Pontian Pendirosa Estate, Pontian Subok Estate, Pontian Fico Estate and Pontian Orico Estate. All of these estates are located in Kinabatangan and Lahad Datu Districts in the east coast of Sabah except for Kukup Estate which is located at pontian Johor.


The company now is a member of FGV Holdings Berhad (formerly known as Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad) after it was fully acquired on 30th October 2013. With a strong support from FGV, PUP is aggresively pursuing on increasing its landbank and the company is looking forward to be a major player in the plantation industry.


1.1 Corporate Vision



1.2 Corporate Strategies

  • Striving for excellence
  • Commited to good corporate governance, environment protection and safety and health
  • Commited to improving workforce and shareholder value
  • Maximize profits through cost effective measures
  • Encourage innovation
  • Develop committed multi-skilled and high performance workforce


1.3 Corporate Values

"We at Pontian United Plantations Berhad are committed to Professionalism, Efficiency and Transparency values and we believe that these values will guide us in achieving our corporate vision."


1.4 Safety and Health Policy

"We at Pontian United Plantations Berhad are committed to secure the safety and health of our employees at work and those dependent accommodated in our premises."


"In the conduct of our daily activities, we strive to maintain a safe and healthy working environment for all employees, customers and the public while on company properties."


"Our commitment is determined by our effort to ensure a good working and living environment and to be good corporate citizens."


It is our policy to:

  • Provide and maintain a safe and healthy working environment for all of our employees.
  • Develop and enforce the use of safe working practices and to provide training to employees in this regard.
  • Hold each manager accountable for the achievement of these objectives.


The application of safety and health for the protection of our people is an essential ingredient in the overall success of our business.



The World's Largest Palm Oil Exporter

Malaysia currently accounts for 41 % of world palm oil production and 47% of world exports, and therefore also for 11% and 25% of the world's total production and exports of oils and fats. As the biggest producer and exporter of palm oil and palm oil products, Malaysia has an important role to play in fulfilling the growing global need for oils and fats in general.The refining of crude palm oil commenced in the early 70s in response to Government's call for increased industrialization. The emergence of refineries marked the introduction of a wide range of processed palm oil products.

(Source: www.mpoc.org.my)


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