What it means to be Vietnam’s national soft drinks company

This July, the Hong Kong and London-based conglomerate Swire Pacific signed an agreement to purchase Coca-Cola’s bottling and distribution businesses in Vietnam and Cambodia for US$1.015 billion. The acquisition, which is scheduled to complete in the next six months, brought back vivid memories of Coke’s attempt to buy THP back in 2012. We were offered… [Read the full article]

Nothing is Impossible: A Real Life Story

Regular readers will know that THP’s warriors (our staff members) are infused with the “Nothing is Impossible” spirit. This mantra is one of our company’s seven core values: the one that drives us towards our ambition of becoming Asia’s leading food and beverage company. So nothing makes me happier than meeting other people who have… [Read the full article]

Using the family model to create a thriving workplace

In the late 1950’s, Pope John XXIII famously described the family as the first essential cell of human society, or as we say in Vietnamese: “gia đình là tế bào thiết yếu đầu tiên của xã hội loài người”. Our government has also adopted this phrase as one of  the main slogans for Vietnam Family… [Read the full article]

Encouraging a learning culture

The theme of this year’s International Human Resources Day on May 20th is “shaping the new future”. It is a topic, which highlights how working in HR is about so much more than hiring employees and managing their benefits. It is about ensuring that every staff member has a clear career path and the opportunity… [Read the full article]

THP’s 2021 in review: gone but unlikely to be forgotten

Regular readers of this blog will know that at THP we live by the maxim that “Nothing is Impossible.” It is one of the company’s seven core values, embodying the spirit of both of my parents who faced one challenge after another establishing a livelihood in the aftermath of the Vietnam War and then setting… [Read the full article]

Adapting to the new normal

It’s been an incredibly intense few months at THP, without a single day off. But it’s been necessary to make sure that we could pull off the government’s three-on-the-spot policy and kept our factories running safely and smoothly during the lockdown, which has just ended and we are approaching the new normal. Many factories around… [Read the full article]