NTD Starch Co., Ltd is the sole enterprise formanufacturing and exporting starch (native & modified) with "Vertical Integration". Vertical Integration described as management styles that bring large portions of the supply chain not only under a common ownership, but also into one corporation. The strengthen of Vertical integration allows NTD starch to Control production from beginning to end as below.
For starting up starch business, NTD Starch realized that the main point of the business is to secure raw material with low price. With the point, PDA which owned by NTD is the biggest single cassava plantation located at Kratie province in Cambodia and stable to self-supply the material.
NTD Agriculture, furthermore, systemizes to collect enormous amount of the material from 5 provinces of Northeast Cambodia (Kratie, Mondolkiri, Rantanakiri, Stung Treng, Kampong Cham). These lodgment areas have an advantage for farm product with lowest price to cultivate regions. And there are lots of undeveloped flatland where has been increasing cassava cultivation area extremely. The estimated capacity of the material is approximately 1.7 million ton (convert the value as USD = 2.5 billion USD).
PDA is one company of NTD Group. PDA in Cambodia specializes to plant cassava to supply for NTD Starch factory. With the information as follow:
- Actual area: 7,636 ha
- Planting cassava area: 5,213 ha
- Place: in Kratie, Cambodia
NTD Agriculture is one company of NTD Group. NTD Agriculture distributes and purchases cassava fresh root & the other agriculture.