About Us

History

1963
Malaysia Dariy Industries

Malaysia Dairy Industries Pte Ltd (MDI) is incorporated as a joint venture between Singaporean partners and the Australian Dairy Produce Board.

1969

Singaporean partners of MDI purchase Australian equity, resulting in total localisation of MDI.

1970

Manufacture of evaporated milk begins, making MDI the first company in Singapore to do so.

1974

Manufacturing line expands to include pasteurised products.

1977

Production of VITAGEN begins.

2005

VITAGEN is re-launched to VITAGEN Less Sugar.

Today

MDI is a leading dairy and beverage company with a wide range of products including MARIGOLD HL Milk, MARIGOLD PEEL FRESH and VITAGEN.


MARIGOLD HL Milk is Singapore’s No. 1 Pasteurised Low Fat Milk.

MARIGOLD PEEL FRESH is Singapore’s No. 1 Pasteurised Juice.

MARIGOLD UHT Milk is Singapore’s No. 1 UHT Milk.

Annual sales revenues in Singapore exceed $260 million.

Annual sales revenues in Malaysia exceed RM600 million.

Principal Activities

We manufacture, distribute and market a wide range of food products such as sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, pasteurised milk, juices, cultured milk and yoghurt.

In addition to serving the domestic market, we export 90% of our manufactured output of sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk to more than 50 countries worldwide.

Future Developments

We look to continue our innovation of pasteurised milk and juice products; proactively responding according to your needs. We hope to bolster our position as the industry leader by developing new products and expanding into new geographical markets.

As a way of showing our commitment in providing consumers with healthy products to enhance their quality of life, we are strict adherents to the use of only the best ingredients and methods in the manufacture of our food and drinks. This is reflected through our products and advertisements which carry the tagline “For Health. For Life.”

Achievements

Since our inception some 50 years ago, we have grown to become the largest dairy producer in Singapore. Our VITAGEN Less Sugar brand is the first and only locally-manufactured cultured milk drink in Singapore.

Today, MARIGOLD and VITAGEN Less Sugar are household names, with consumers recognising them as valued and trusted brands.

Today, a great number of our products have achieved the No. 1 brand status in Singapore. They represent the best-selling products in their respective categories:

Number 1 Pasteurised
Low Fat Milk
Number 1 Pasteurised
Juice
Number 1 UHT 100%
Juice
Number 1 Pasteurised Yoghurt
and Yoghurt Drink
Number 1 Condensed and
Evaporated Milk

Certifications

As we manufacture perishable consumer products, quality control and food safety are our top priorities. We are proud to possess these certifications:

ISO 9001:2008 certified for quality management systems.

Recognition by HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point). HACCP is an internationally recognised tool for the identification and recognition of potential food hazards.

Halal certification from the Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS).