The Company

Welcome to Intercontinental Specialty Fats Sdn. Bhd.

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Welcome to Intercontinental Specialty Fats Sdn. Bhd., a company fondly known as ISF that specializes in producing premium grade specialty fats & oils to cater to the global food industries with a strong focus in chocolate & chocolate confectionery segments. Its manufacturing facilities are the first of its kind in Malaysia since the 80s and the only few in the world!

 

Besides having the edge of being close to the raw material supplies in Malaysia, we are backed by more than a century-old of expertise from its parent company, The Nisshin OilliO Group Ltd. (Japan) and Nisshin Global Research Center (NGRC) in satisfying your needs of fats & oils.

 

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ISF – from a humble beginning to a continously expanding business – this is what I may aptly remark since the 30 years of its incorporation. I owe this to the many capable men and women of invaluable talents in ISF. ISF key business values are founded upon continuous quality control, research & development and industry-related certifications.

~ Toru Morino (CEO) ~

 

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Our Vision

Customer always comes first at ISF.
That is the way we do business.
It is a simple philosophy,
but it has our total commitment.

Our History

  • 1980

    Granted pioneer status by Malaysia Ministry of International Trade & Industry in producing specialty fats, eg. CBE, HPS, SPOL, & PMF/POP fat  & etc

  • 1984

    Commissioning of the first plant at Port Klang, Malaysia

  • 1987

    Started production of CBSs & CBRs. ISF received National Award for Product Excellence' by MITI

  • 1996

    Started construction of a new plant at Dengkil to produce a more comprehensive range of products

  • 1998

    Added manufacturing capacity allows ISF to produce a comprehensive range of palm oil products

  • 2004

    Nisshin OilliO Group Ltd., the biggest vegetable oil company in Japan, acquired majority shares in ISF

  • 2007

    CEO was awarded the International Order, Eastern Dimension by the Russian Presidium of International Public Movement

  • 2009

    Expansion of Solvent Degumming Plant, SCD Plant and Solvent Fractionation Plant-2 at Port Klang. The first Statolizer System PKO Plant and ESOS Plant were commissioned at Port Klang

  • 2012

    New HQ was established at Port Klang. Expansion of Statolizer System PKO plant at Port Klang.

  • Jan 2015

    Completion of Packing Plant Improvement Project at Dengkil

  • 2016

    New R & D Center at Port Klang will be ready by the end of 2016

Our Global Network

Core Competence

Advanced technologies for down-stream processing of specialty fats and oil products

Commitment to product quality

Heavy emphasis on research and product development with strong customer orientation

Wide array of specialty fats for various applications

Production capability

Management skill that meet on-time deliveries

 

 

 






Environmental Commitment


Everything at the Nisshin OilliO Group stems from our belief in “The Natural Power of Plants”. We believe that plants have three unique powers for mankind : the power to improve flavour, the power to enhance health, and the power to elevate beauty. These powers have the strength to motivate people and empower businesses – thus the foundation of all our business activities is”The Natural Power of Plants”.

With this Corporate Philosophy in mind, Intercontinental Speciality Fats Sdn Bhd has always placed environmental responsibility as our priority. A a member of the Round-Table for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), ISF is actively involved  in the quest to enhance the sustainability of oil-palm which is ethically and environmentally sound. Our premises are thoughtfully landscaped with the beauty of nature in mind, and our manufacturing processes involve the highest environmental standards possible. We ‘green the earth’ while we meet your product requirements and put you first.




Environmental Commitment

 

Production Facilities

The factory in Port Klang, Malaysia, which was built in 1984, is equipped with sophisticated downstream processing machinery. However, to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding market for a full range of specialty fats and oils, a new refinery complex was built in 1996. It is conveniently located in Dengkil town near Kuala Lumpur International Airport. ISF has an ideal manufacturing base for quality specialty fats and oils due to its strategic location in Malaysia and its close proximity to raw materials palm oil. Thus, we preserve the freshness and high quality of our finished products.

Port Klang Plant

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Dengkil Plant

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Advanced Technologies

ISF has up-to-date manufacturing facilities for refining (physical and chemical), fractionation, hydrogenation, interesterification, texturing & packing facilities. Besides these, we utilize solvent fractionation and enzymatic interesterification technologies. We produce a wide range of consistent high quality specialty fats and oils, such as CBEs, CBRs, CBSs and others, with unique functional characteristics.




 

 

Research & Development

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Equipment and Pilot Plant Facilities

 

In line with ISF ‘s strategy to meet growing demands for specialty fats in the global markets, we have proactively engaged in research & development programs that encompass raw material research and selection, process reengineering and quality improvement and new product development. This efforts are achieved through the use of advanced analytical equipment and pilot plant facilities.

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In-depth Knowledge of Oils & Fats Characteristics

 

A thorough understanding and knowledge of the physical and chemical properties of fats and oils enables ISF to continue its successful development of a broad range of specialty fat products that meet customer’s requirement and provide optimal solutions.

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An Eye on the Future

 

 

While firmly establishing ourself as one of the leaders in the global specialty oils and fats industry, ISF is constantly keeping its focus on future market development trends. We always listen to our customers to understand their preferences so that their concerns are well taken care of. As a business partner, we strive to find effective and yet efficient solutions to these problems.

Quality Policy

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ISF is committed to be a successful, established, recognized and reputable specialty fats manufacturer, producing safe and hygienic high quality products that have the confidence and respect of the marketplace and satisfying the needs of its stakeholders, through the effective implementation of the ISO 9001:2008 Management System.

 

ISF shall conduct its activities in accordance with the requirements of its Quality Management System; its documented procedures; the guidance and directives of the stakeholders.

 

To achieve this goal, ISF shall:

  • Instill continual improvement activities to maintain our Quality Management System;
  • Support the implementation of our Quality Management System through continual internal audits, management audits and other measures;
  • Fulfill the needs and requirements of our valued customers.

Food Safety Management Policy

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ISF’s commitment to quality starts from the supply chain right up to finished products. Our production control programs are comprehensive yet stringent. We implement these programs on all our raw materials, processes and finished products. In total, they form our quality management system which is accredited in accordance with ISO 9001 standards.

In our facilities, we also implement a food safety system based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) which conforms to International HACCP Standards. This ensures the production of consistent quality finished products that meet strict hygienic standards and our customer’s stringent specifications. Also, all our products are ‘Halal’ and ‘Kosher’ certified, in accordance with religious requirements.

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RSPO Supply Chain Policy

Intercontinental Speciality Fats. Sdn Bhd. (ISF) as an Ordinary member of RSPO and palm oil processor is committed to produce sustainable palm products, in a socially and environmentally responsible way, in accordance to the requirements of the RSPO Supply Chain, thereby satisfying the needs of all stakeholders concerned.

Takeyuki Hamamoto
(Deputy CEO)

1st April 2013

Certification

  • RSPO SUPPLY CHAIN CERTIFICATION SYSTEMS by ROUNDTABLE ON SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL (RSPO)

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  • ISO CERTIFICATION by LLOYD'S REGISTER QUALITY ASSURANCE

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  • HACCP CERTIFICATION by LLOYD'S REGISTER QUALITY ASSURANCE

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  • HACCP SYSTEMS CERTIFICATE by MINISTRY OF HEALTH MALAYSIA

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  • HACCP SYSTEMS CERTIFICATE by MINISTRY OF HEALTH MALAYSIA

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  • HALAL CERTIFICATE by ISLAMIC EVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT OF MALAYSIA

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Product Range

Packed Products

Cocoa Butter Equivalent (CBE) - CHOCOMATE
CHOCOMATE, our signature cocoa butter equivalent (CBE) range, can replace partial to whole cocoa butter. Tempering conditions need not be altered most of the time.CHOCOMATE (traditional type) and CHOCOMATE EZ (enzymatic type) are available.

Cocoa Butter Replacer (CBR) - HISOMEL
HISOMEL, our cocoa butter replacer (CBR) range, is a specialty fat suitable for all kinds of coating applications with excellent gloss retention. Compounds made with HISOMEL do not require tempering. HISOMEL range includes traditional (high trans) type, trans-free type and non-hydrogenation type, with different melting profiles, in order to cater for customers’ various needs.

Cocoa Butter Substitute (CBS) - ISFAT
ISFAT is our cocoa butter substitute (CBS) range, and imparts excellent gloss, a crisp and a rapid and complete meltdown with a cooling sensation. ISFAT-based compounds do not require tempering. Besides, compounds made with ISFAT need only a short residential time for setting in the cooling tunnel.

Filling Fat - FILFREE
FILFREE is our specialty fat range designed for the production of premium and functional fillings. FILFREE range accommodates vairous application requirements such as centre filling for praline, confectionery filling in wafer, cookie and biscuit, caramel, and toffee. FILFREE range suits the needs for “trans-free confections” production for the health-conscious market.

Spread Fat - CHOCSPREAD
CHOCSPREAD is our specialty fat designed for the production of a variety of confectionary spread. Products made with CHOCSPREAD show good stability against oil separation.

Bake-Stable Filling Fat - SMARTOIL
SMARTOIL is our specialty fat designed for the production of bake-stable filling in the cookies. Centre fillings made with SMARTOIL show soft texture with excellent gloss even after baking.

Shortening - PREMSHORT
PREMSHORT is our shortening range for baking industries such as breads, biscuits, cakes and other variety of bakery products. Smooth consistency and excellent plasticity of PREMSHORT impart favourable dough mixing and good creaming property during production. PREMSHORT is trans free, cholesterol free, and GMO free.

Margarine - D' BAKE
D’ BAKE is our multipurpose margarine range, tailored for wide range of industrial bakery applications. D’ BAKE imparts excellent creaming property and pleasing aroma for cakes, cookies, buns and a variety of delicacies, without any difficulties in the processing. Milk fat blend type, salted and unsalted types are also available.

Butter Oil Substitute (BOS) - ISBOS
ISBOS is our range of butter oil substitute, designed to provide similar appealing profile of butter to your bakery products such as pleasing buttery aroma retention and appetising golden colour. Flavouring, colouring and additives can be modified upon request to suit customer requirements and applications.

Milk Fat Replacer - MILKMATE
MILKMATE is our range of milk fat replacer, widely used as a replacement of milk fat in the dairy-related products. MILKMATE is a cholesterol-free product.

Ice Cream Fat - ICYCOOL
ICYCOOL is our specialty fat range for ice cream, catering for the production of both ice cream emulsions and ice cream coating.

Whip Cream Fat - SUPAWIP
SUPAWIP is our range of specialty fat designed for vegetable based or AMF whip cream production. SUPAWIP enables you to produce stable and clean melt-off whipping cream. SUPAWIP is cholesterol-free product.

High Performance Frying Fats - ISFRYOL
ISFRYOL is our high performance frying fat range, catering to all professionals in frying. ISFRYOL has a notably light in colour and neutral in odour and taste, and is trans-free, GMO free, and cholesterol-free.

Trans Free Hard Stock - HIPAL
HIPAL is specialty fat range used widely as a hard stock in the production of variety of food applications, such as spreads, nut butters, fillings, margarines and shortenings. HIPAL range includes trans-free products and non-hydrogenated products.


Bulk Products

  • RBD Palm Oil
  • RBD Palm Olein
  • RBD Super Palm Olein (IV 60 – 68)
  • RBD Palm Stearin
  • RBD Hard Palm Stearin (IV 11 – 20)
  • Palm Mid Fraction (IV 34 – 48)

  • RBD Palm Kernel Oil
  • RBD Palm Kernel Olein
  • RBD Palm Kernel Stearin
  • RBD Hard Palm Kernel Stearin (IV 4.5)
  • Interesterified Palm and Palm Kernel Based Oil
  • Hydrogenated Palm and Palm Kernel Based Oil

Product Applications

Chocolate & Confectionery
CHOCOLATE & CONFECTIONERY FATS/OILS

Baking Fats
BAKING FATS

Dairy Fat Replacer
DAIRY FAT REPLACER

Fast Food Fats
FAST FOOD FATS/OILS

Other Uses
OTHER USES

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INTERCONTINENTAL SPECIALTY FATS SDN. BHD. (62068-U)

[a member of The Nisshin OilliO Group Ltd, Japan]

 

headquarter

Lot1, Lebuh Sultan Hishamudin 2
Kawasan 20, Bandar Sultan Suleiman,
P.O.Box 207, 42009 Port Klang
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Tel: +60-3-3176 3050
Fax: +60-3-3176 1212
Email : isf@isfpk.com.my

Port Klang Factory

Lot 4, Solok Hishamudin 9/20,
Kawasan Perusahaan Selat Kelang Utara,
P.O.Box 207, 42009 Port Klang,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel : +60-3-3176 3050 / 3176 3176
Fax : +60-3-3176 5194 / 3176 5933
Email : isf@isfpk.com.my

Dengkil Factory

Lot 12459, Batu 33 1/2, Jalan Banting/Dengkil,
43800 Dengkil,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel: +603-8768 6688
Fax: +603-8768 0088
Email : isf@isfpk.com.my