Product Integrity

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Lee Kum Kee has also set up production bases in USA, Malaysia, Xinhui and Huangpu in Mainland China. The Xinhui plant is the largest production base, occupying 1.33 million square metres. All plants are equipped with state-of-the-art production facilities and fully automated computerised system. Lee Kum Kee recognises that quality and safety are vital to the food industry, and adheres to “Exceed the Standards” and “100-1=0” as its quality management philosophy, demanding its products’ quality to surpass the standards of any country and tolerating no error.

Lee Kum Kee maintains its own farming bases to ensure control over agricultural products from farm to dining table, executing holistic safety management in all production procedures, including cultivation, purchasing, logistics, raw material processing, product packaging and distribution, as well as in the sales operation. There are over 30 procedures in production, monitored at more than 200 quality control points, to ensure production under completely sterile conditions, thus provide the best protection to consumers.

Lee Kum Kee has adopted a sophisticated quality management system in its entire production, which complies with requirements of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points), SSOP (Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures) and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice). The rigorous quality control systems in Lee Kum Kee gained numerous international certifications, fully reflecting Lee Kum Kee’s product standards meet, or even exceed, international standards. Received certifications include ISO 9001 for quality management systems, ISO 14001 for environmental management, ISO 22000 for food safety management systems and HACCP. Lee Kum Kee also received the “Grade A” Global Standard for Food Safety certification from British Retail Consortium (BRC), one of the highest standards for the food industry in European Union. In 2011, Lee Kum Kee became the first condiment manufacturer in China to pass the on-site audit by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) without any defect.


Lee Kum Kee Xinhui plant occupies 1.33 million square metres.