Lee Kum Kee was established in 1888 when its founder Mr Lee Kum Sheung invented oyster sauce in Nanshui, Zhuhai, Guangdong Province of China. With a glorious history of 125 years, Lee Kum Kee has become a household name as an ethnic Chinese enterprise as well as an international brand and a symbol of quality and trust. As a century-old ethnic enterprise, Lee Kum Kee substantiates its core value of "considering others’ interests” in every aspect of its business operations. Lee Kum Kee has also lived by the principles of “pragmatism, integrity and constant entrepreneurship”. The Company has two missions – one is “promoting Chinese cuisines worldwide” and the other is “modernizing and promoting traditional Chinese herbal health products to the people around the world”.
The Corporate Support Centre of Lee Kum Kee is set up in Hong Kong and has 5 production bases in Xinhui, Huangpu, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Los Angeles. In particular, the Xinhui factory is the largest operation occupying 1,700 acres.
Lee Kum Kee Group has become a globally renowned ethnic Chinese enterprise spanning three centuries. It provides over 220 choices of sauces and condiments to over 100 countries and regions across the five continents.
Other than Sauce Group business, Lee Kum Kee Health Product Group Infinitus (China) Company Limited develops the market of Chinese herbal health products through modernized development of high technology, in furtherance of the traditional Chinese culture of well being with a history of 5,000 years.
Armed with a unique management culture, stringent quality control, superb and innovative products, coupled with the century-long brand reputation, Lee Kum Kee has achieved unanimous recognition and won numerous prestigious awards.