Boron Expert

Weng Kee Ch'ng

Weng Kee Ch'ng

Regional Agronomist and Sales Support, China and SE Asia

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wengkee.ch’ng@riotinto.com

Weng Kee is a seasoned agri-business professional currently handling commercial and technical functions for agriculture customers in Southeast Asia and China. He has worked in a variety of roles for stable, emerging, and start-up organizations, including:

  • Business development
  • Technical
  • Sales and marketing
  • Retail sales

In addition, Weng Kee has a successful record of establishing business and high performance teams.

He received his bachelor’s degree in biology/biological sciences from the Universiti Putra Malaysia and his master’s degree in food science and technology from the Universiti Sains Malysia.

The Basics of Palm Oil

:: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 :: Posted By Weng Kee Ch'ng
The Basics of Palm Oil
Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil extracted from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the oil palm fruit. The oil primarily comes from the African oil palm and to a lesser extent from American oil palm and maripa palm (Attalea maripa).

Better Palm Oil Yields with Boron

:: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 :: Posted By Weng Kee Ch'ng
Better Palm Oil Yields with Boron
Palm trees are a valuable and vital component of many essential products, supporting a thriving business and global trade. To meet worldwide demand, growers use boron supplementation to increase yield.

Supporting Cocoa Farms and Families: Boron for Better Crops and Profits

:: Sunday, July 30, 2017 :: Posted By Weng Kee Ch'ng
Supporting Cocoa Farms and Families: Boron for Better Crops and Profits
Even as the market for cocoa expands, Indonesian cocoa farms are struggling to build their crops and profits. The Community Solutions International (CSI) program Cocoa Care provides training and resources to help Indonesian cocoa farming families turn their farms into profitable, sustainable businesses. U.S. Borax is pitching in to help farmers learn how boron can boost cocoa yields.
 



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