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The Chuping Sugar Cane Plantation in Perlis, at the foot of Bukit Chuping, is the biggest sugar cane estate in Malaysia. It is part of the Kilang Gula Felda Perlis Sdn Bhd. Visitors to the plantation can see sugar canes planted for miles and miles, right to the horizon.



Chuping Sugarcane Plantation, Perlis (1 November 2009)
© Timothy Tye using this photo


The Chuping Sugar Cane Plantation is a joint-venture of three organisations, Felda Plantations Sdn Bhd, PPB Group Berhad and Syarikat Kilang Gula Felda Perlis Sdn Bhd. Feasibility studies were conducted by the Malayan Sugar Manufacturing Co. Bhd. PPB was incorporated on 1 November, 1968 while Unit Tebu Felda in 1971. Today, they are known as PPB Group Berhad and FELDA Plantations Sdn Bhd.

The sugar cane factory at Chuping processes 5,500 metric tonnes of sugar cane every day. You can see the factory looming out from amidst the undulating plantation land, as you drive through state road R16 between Kangar and Padang Besar.



The sugarcane plantation of Chuping stretches as far as the eye can see (1 November 2009)
© Timothy Tye using this photo

Contact

Kilang Gula Felda Perlis Sdn Bhd
PO Box 42, 01700 Kangar, Perlis, Malaysia Web: www.kgfp.com.my

How to reach the Chuping Sugar Cane Plantation

Take state road R16 that goes to Padang Besar, and you will see the sugar cane plantation mostly to the east of the road. Going in the direction of Padang Besar, it is on your right.



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