History of the Factory
Thanachok Group is an industrial business group with integrated expertise in vegetable oil with the following affiliated companies: Thanachok Vegetable Oil (2012) Limited Partnership, established in 1978. Later, the business was transformed in 2022 into Thanachok Vegetable Oil (2012) Co., Ltd., has become a leading company under the lead of experienced and visionary executives. The partnership is skilled in managing used vegetable oil and animal fat, which are placed into quality filter processes and speedy transportation systems that cover the whole country, starting from food industry, restaurants and households to renewable energy business at the end.
Thanachok Oil Light Company Limited, founded in 2016, undertakes the business of production and distribution of palm oil for cooking under the brands of Butsarakham and Richy in various forms of containers, including bags, bottles and buckets. The products are certified by the Thai Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Ministry of Public Health, to assure the consumers that they are of high quality and meet international standards. The company is supported and promoted by the Board of Investment (BOI).
Rules and criteria for purchasing used vegetable oil
The factory will inspect the quality of products before purchasing by conducting laboratory tests in order to obtain quality vegetable oil free of contaminants. Used vegetable oil to be purchased must meet the following standards:
The National Housing Authority and Thanachok Vegetable Oil (2012) Limited Partnership have executed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote and execute activities to manage used vegetable oil in communities of the National Housing Authority. We will continue to encourage residents of the communities to effectively manage the used vegetable oil and to run experiments to produce biodiesel in a manner most suitable for the communities.
Thanachok Vegetable Oil (2012) Limited Partnership has been very active in playing its role of social responsibility in protecting environment both in and outside the organization. In late 2016, it had an idea to implement the “Beautiful World and Clear Water Project”, which observed the royal initiative of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej regarding biodiesel.
Thanachok Vegetable Oil (2012) Limited Partnership have the policy to screen employees during the COVID-19 situation. We have proactively control our employees by the government hospital to test for the infection every 2 weeks especially for storage worker, delivery man who had transportation at risk area by the medical standard facility and ensure test with medical certificate from certified lab.