CJ CheilJedang is the core subsidiary in charge of the food and bioengineering business sectors of the CJ Group. It has led the development of the Korean food industry for the past 60 years and contributed to the development of the bioengineering industry as the nation’s top food company.
Launched in 1953 as a food ingredient company, CJ CheilJedang has expanded its business to processed foods. It was spun off from CJ Corp in 2007 and has been concentrating on the food and bioengineering business. CJ CheilJedang has achieved outstanding growth, quantitatively and qualitatively, in food processing and food ingredients in the food business sector, as well as the bio and pharmaceutical in the bioengineering business sector. We are striving to go beyond being the No. 1 in Korea to becoming a global leader in each business sector.
CJ CheilJedang will continue to grow and evolve in the food & bio sectors by practicing the spirit of OnlyOne and develop into a global lifestyle company.
CJ CheilJedang manages food safety with the world’s best systems and processes to provide the safest food to its customers in Korea and around the world.
We control all processes for our customer's’ food safety throughout the manufacturing, distribution, and launch stages, utilizing the industry's best food safety experts and cutting-edge analytical equipment in accordance with the internally established, strict quality and safety management standards.
As such, CJ CheilJedang has been recognized for its expertise in food safety management by food safety management systems such as HACCP and FSSC 22000.
Moreover, CJ CheilJedang is the leader in creating shared value (CSV) and was the first food company that established Korea’s first Food Safety Collaborative Cooperation Association (NGO) to transfer its knowledge in food safety accumulated over the past 60 years to small businesses so that they can practice food safety properly.
As the leader in Korea’s food market, CJ CheilJedang’s R&D Center spearheads the food culture trend in the nation and continues its research focused on the development of major products and globalization of Korean food through innovative processing technologies.
The brands launched with the innovative technologies of the R&D Center include Beksul, which has been the preferred brand of consumers for a long time, bibigo, which is the global brand for Korean food, and others such as Dasida, Haechandle, Hetbahn, The Healthy, and Gourmet. The R&D Center has been leading the development of a unique food culture with innovative technologies to provide new values to consumers.
Moreover, it is expanding its research programs to develop a functional sweeter by applying the internal enzyme technology built from the country’s best sugar, flour, and oil & fat production knowledge.
CJ CheilJedang is growing into a world-class food company through the development of high-quality convenience foods with advanced food processing technology, cultivation of Korean food brands based on K-Food culture, development of future food resource varieties, selection of function microorganisms, and development of differentiated food materials.
CJ CheilJedang's Bio business unit is in an eco-friendly business based on microbial fermentation technology. It produces the amino acids for animals and humans most effectively through the biochemical conversion of microorganisms using sugar as a raw material. We are protecting the environment and responding proactively to climate change by increasing the efficiency of microbial sugar utilization, reducing greenhouse gases, reducing water use, and improving energy efficiency by developing innovative technologies based on natural materials such as raw sugar and glucose., It is the responsibility and duty of CJ CheilJedang's Bio business unit to establish a foundation for sustainable growth and an ecological environment to hand down a balanced planet to future generations.