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Establishment and the take-off period

From the devastation and ruins of the Korean war, CJ built a sugar
mill and succeeded in domestic sugar production in November 1953.
While there was an extreme shortage of food, CheilJedang not only
supplied sugar but also, lessened the dependency on sugar imports
which drastically improved the daily lives of the Korean people

1953

Major Events
  • + Established CheilJedang
  • + Completed the construction of the Busan plant,
    started sugar refinery business

Summer 1953

A sugar refinery plant was established for the first time in Korean history

During a time when people thought it was impossible for Koreans and
their technology to make sugar. The Korean people, however,
constructed a large-sized sugar refinery plant with sophisticated
facilities.

1953

Korean life and culture company, CheilJedang, was established

The soon-to-be completed sugar refinery plant for the first time in
Korean history(right), was a stepping stone of creating a culture and
life company, CJ.

1953.11.05

CheilJedang started to produce sugar for the first time in Korean history

Sugar refinery facilities adopted
from Japan (left) and the
founder and former chairman,
Lee Byeong-chul standing in
front of the sugar refinery.

1954.04

Constructed a company housing for the employees

Company housing was built in Jeonpo-dong and Bujeon-dong both
located behind the Busan plant.

1954

1955

1955.03.15

first holding of 'employees night'

Employees from the Pusan Plant

Major Events
  • + Established Korea Sugar Association

1956

1956

Started to provide a regular check-ups

Regular medical check-ups has been provided as part of employee
welfare since 1956

1958

Major Events
  • + Started flour milling business

1958.03.05

Established the first flour milling plant

In times when there were no accumulated technologies nor skilled
workers in Korea, we constructed a great flour milling plant using just
our own technologies and domestic equipment.

Launched flour products greatly relieve extreme food crisis

At that time, our company셲 flour products were divided into grades:
first (쏶amsung), second (쏻alsaegae), and third (쏮in). The picture
on the left is the third grade flour, Min.

Major Events
  • + First export of sugar in Korean history

1962

1962.03.26

Won the bid for exporting sugar for the first time in Korean history

Exporting 200 tons of granulated sugar to Okinawa by CheilJedang
was the starting point of sugar exports in Korea

1963

Major Events
  • + Took over Wonhyeong Industrial Co. and
    started MSG business

1963

Management Philosophy of People First

In the picture, former chairman Lee Byeong Chul who established the
motto of 쐏eople first is talking with new recruits.

Major Events
  • + Changed the sugar brand to 'Beksul'

1965

1965

Flagship brand of Cheil jedang, Beksul, released in the market

The name Beksul was derived from the shape of a snow flake
signifying the essence of purity, cleanliness, plentiful, and eternity.
As a result, the entire product line changed its brand name to Beksul
on Sept. 1, 1972. The response from consumers was met with
success and warmth as it has become a household name.

1968

Major Events
  • + Completed the construction of Kimpo plant
  • + Acquired Mipung Industrial Co.

1968.02

Completed the construction of Kimpo plant

The Kimpo Plant helped expand the MSG market by producing a monthly
capacity of 3,000 tons.

Major Events
  • + Constructed Incheon plant 1 (Sugar refinery)

1970

Constructed Incheon plant 1

The plant was constructed to help overcome sugar production shortage.

1971

Major Events
  • + Acquired Dongyang Jedang

Plant tour for families of workers

Plant tour for families of workers

Growing into composite food company

In the 1970s, consumers needs for health and convenience
increased. In addition, there was a rapid shift by customers as they
sought out new tastes. During this period, CJ developed mass-
production techniques of 쁃ashida, a seasoning product,
and nucleic acid for the first time in Korea to prepare a founding
stone to lead the seasoning industry.

1973

Major Events
  • + IPO and listed on the stock market
  • + Began feed business

1973.12

Launched feed brand, 쁏ungnyeon feed

A feed plant was constructed in the eastern part of Busan flour milling
factory on Dec. 1973 and started to produce Pungnyeon feed.

Major Events
  • + Took over the Yongin hog farm
  • + Started to produce MSG 'Dashida'

1975

1975.11.05

Operated the Dashida factory

The birth of Dashida was a prelude of dominating domestic MSG market

쁃ashida won housewives heart

The first MSG, Dashida
expanded the market after
the launch with the love and
support of housewives.

1976

Major Events
  • + Completed the construction of Dashida ingredients
    processing plant

1976.05

Hosted a Dashida cooking festival

For the launch of Dashida, not only advertisements but also various
campaigns and events which customers took part in were unfolded

1977

Major Events
  • + Started to produce pre-mix
  • + Started to produce nucleic acid seasoning

Launched the first nucleic acid seasoning, Imi

For the newspaper advertisement of the birth of Imi and the promotion of
Imi, then famous actress Yu Ji-in publicized Imi.

Major Events
  • + Announced the liberalization of imports
  • + Established food R&D center

1978

 Made the first nucleic acid seasoning by talented people

The secret project 쁏roject XY achieved success with the ceaseless
efforts for five years.

1979

Major Events
  • + Changed the company name into CheilJedang Corp.
  • + Constructed Incheon plant 2, ran feed plant
  • + Started to produce cooking oil

Completed the Incheon plant 2

Through the construction of Incheon plant 2, CheilJedang became a
powerful challenger in the domestic cooking oil market and, at the same
time, a leader in the formula feed industry.

1979.09.06

Launched cooking oil with the brand of Beksul

The first product was
loaded on the truck by then
president, Kyeong Ju-hyun.

Major Events
  • + Surpassed export worth $1 billion
  • + Constructed Icheon plant 1, made inroads into meat
    processing business

1980

1980.5.6

Began to construct Icheon plant

Icheon plant is an ideal location of meat processing plant: it can
provide raw materials more smoothly, acquiring plentiful natural
underground water and is close to regions in which people consume
in large volumes.

1980.12.01

Awarded 100 million export trophy

CheilJedang won the 1oo
million export trophy at the
17th Day of Export.

Advanced technology development and overseas expansion

In response to improvements in the standard of living and changes
in food consumption patterns, CJ expanded the key
product groups to include processed food items, such as
beverages and frozen foods, in the 1980s. In addition, CJ secured
several key advanced technologies and therefore entered the fields
of pharmaceutical business. In 1990, CJ embarked upon overseas
market entry full-scale by building lysine and synthetic seasoning
plant in Indonesia

1982

Major Events
  • + Stopped operating of Busan sugar refinery plant
  • + Make a success in the development of a mass production technology
    for Interferon

Always be with local citizens

CheilJedang presided over a costume parade in the commemoration
event of 100th anniversary of opening Incheon port.

Major Events
  • +Completed the construction of seasoning product plant

1983

1983.04.04

Completed a construction of seasoning product plant

With the rapid increase of demands, CheilJedang expanded the facility
of producing Dashida and made strenuous efforts for overall product
enhancement and diversification.

1984

Major Events
  • + Established a local subsidiary, ETI, in the U.S
  • + Established Icheon general R&D center

1984.01

Established a local subsidiary in the U.S

By establishing a joint venture ETI in Allendale, New Jersey, U.S on
January, 1984, CheilJedang achieved a bridgehead to tap into the
sophisticated medicine market.

1984.06.27

Opened Icheon general R&D center

A general R&D center with advanced
research facilities in Genetic engineering
research building, Food engineering
research building and pilot building was
constructed. Since then, it spurred the
development of sophisticated
technologies.

Major Events
  • + launched Export trend supervision and pre-empt system
  • + Merged Dongryp industrial Corp. started the construction
    of Youngdeungpo plant

1985

1985.07.01

Started to run CheilJedang Youngdeungpo plant

By merging Dongryp industrial Corp which was under co-management
by 3 major sugar manufacturers for 7 years, CheilJedang launched a
new birthplace Youngdeungpo plant in sugar manufacturing industry.

1986

Major Events
  • + launched a hepatitis vaccine 'Hepaccine-B'
  • + Developed an anticancer medicine Alpha-interferon for the third time
    in the world
  • + Completed a construction of Icheon plant 2(pharmaceuticals)

1986.05.06

Launched a hepatitis vaccine 'Hepaccine-B'

'Hepaccine-B' which had good efficiency and economic feasibility
showed a flush of foreign orders despite the limitations of domestic
sales.

1986.5.6

Completed the construction of Icheon plant 2

'Hepaccine-B' which had good efficiency
and economic feasibility showed a flush
of foreign orders despite the limitations
of domestic sales.

Major Events
  • + Established Cheil Frozen Food, make inroads into frozen food business
  • + Began beverage business

1987

1987.08.07

Proceeded the ceremony of putting up the ridge beam for Cheil Frozen Food

Cheil Frozen Food established by Joint Venture with Ajinomoto is a
forerunner of Morning Well.

1988

Major Events
  • + Completed the construction of Gunsan Feed plant
  • + Established CheilJedang Indonesia
    (Complex plant for seasoning, lysine and feed)

1988.11.09

Signed CSA joint venture agreement

CheilJedang셲 advancement of Indonesia is recorded as a successful
overseas advancement.

Major Events
  • + Completed the construction of the Daeso plant
    (pharmaceutical materials)
  • + Constructed lysine plant in Indonesia

1990

1990.10

Constructed lysine plant in Indonesia

The plant conducted a test run in only 10 months of starting construction
in Dec., 1990 and produced pilot products in Jan., 1991.

Diversification of independent businesses

In the 1990s, CJ achieved transition from a food company to a life
and culture group. This was the phase of conversion and
growth. Prior to being spun off from the Samsung Group, CJ
pursued business diversification through pharmaceutical, bio and
chemistry fields. Since 1993 in which independent management
began, CJ entered food service and visual industries.

1991

Major Events
  • + Achieved KRW 1 trillion in annual sales for the first time
    in food industry
  • + Achieved KRW 1 trillion in annual sales for the first time in food industry
  • + Completed the construction of Busan plant 2 for
    meat processing and Dashida
  • + Established Cheil Futures Co. (the first Futures
    Commission Merchant in Korea)
  • + Completed the construction of life Chemical plant

1991.12.21

Hit KRW 1 trillion in annual sales for the first time in food industry

The achievement of hitting KRW 1 trillion in revenue was a new turning
point of growth for CheilJedang.

1991.2.26

Record first export of L-lysine

L-lysine was exported to Europe which
had a very demanding quality test.
It was a good opportunity of proving
CheilJedang셲 technical skill around the
world.

1991.02

Completed the construction of Busan plant 2 for meat processing and Dashida

Busan plant 2 with capability of
producing 6,000 tons of Dashida
annually was constructed.

Major Events
  • + Opened life chemical research center
  • + Launched functional drink 'Condition'

1992

Launched a life chemical product 쁁eat

The life chemical research center enhanced our quality of life by
producing life chemical products including 쁁eat which were innovative
by solving downsides of existing products.

1992.09

Launched functional drink  쁂ondition

Functional drink 쁂ondition to prevent
hangovers hit the market.

1993

Major Events
  • + Announced independent management of CheilJedang
    (independent from the Samsung Group)

1993.07.06

Launched new CheilJedang

CheilJedang announced independent from Samsung Group on 06.09,
1993 and held an inauguration ceremony on 07.06, 1993.

Major Events
  • + Started a restaurant business
  • + Make inroads into providing group meals business

1994

1994.05.11

Started to construct first restaurant as a first business after independent

CheilJedang opened first Skyrock in Nonhyun-dong and gathered lots of
expectations as a new business after independent.

1995

Major Events
  • + Joint establishment of DreamWorks SKG and Began
    entertainment business
  • + Established Cheil C&C (Current CJ Dreamsoft)
  • + Established CheilJedang Construction
    (Current CJ Development)

1995.08.20

Agreed on establishing 쁂heil-Golden Harvest company

Lee Jea-hyun is talking with Rayman Chou, a chairman of Golden
Harvest.

Launched life culture Group, CJ

In 1996, CheilJedang Group was launched. Since then, CJ has
entered the fields of media, entertainment, finance and information
& communication businesses with a singular focus placed on
profit making and growth. While establishing status, CheilJedang
Group advanced as a composite life and culture company

1996

Major Events
  • + launched first Aseptic Packaging rice, Hetbahn in Korea
  • + Passed $1 billion in exports in medicines for the first in
    domestic pharmaceutical industry
  • + Launched CheilJedang Group
  • + Established Cheil Golden Village(current CGV)

1996.02

Launched Aseptic Packaging rice, Hetbahn for the first in Korea

Hetbahn created new market by achieving 40% of growth in sales annually.

1996.05.01

Announced the launch of Group and new CI

CheilJedang Group was
taking a first step with the
aim of becoming a world
class company in the 21st
century by taking the lead in
general life and culture.

Major Events
  • + Opened first VIPS
  • + Took over music cable TV m.net
  • + Established Dreamline (joint with Korea Expressway
    Corporation)
  • + Acquired Cheil Investment & Securities, advanced
    into financial industry

1997

1997.03.25

Opened first VIPs

Vice president, Lee Jae-hyun and executives and staff members are
cutting the cake at the ceremony of opening first VIPs.

1997.03

Acquired music contents & broadcasting service company, M.net

As an effort of creating new life and
culture, CheilJedang acquired m.net

1998

Major Events
  • + Established CJ GLS, advanced into logistics and
    distribution industry
  • + Completed the construction of nucleic acid plant in Indonesia
  • + Opened multiplex theater, CGV Kangbeon 11

1998.04.04

Opened the first multiplex theater 쁂GV Kangbeon 11

CGV which provides enjoyments of choosing any movie you want
brought new trends into the Korean theater market.

Major Events
  • + Established CJ Europe
  • + Established Food material distribution company, CJ FD system
  • + Forged a strategic alliance with Haechandle

1999

CJ셲 iconic products tapped into the world market.

CJ products including Hetbahn, Crunch and Kimchi are getting
favorable response in the world market.

Launched life culture Group, CJ

The expansion of business fields continued on during the period from 1999
to the earlier part of the 2000s. In the midst of these efforts,
CJ underwent rapid and diverse changes not comparable to
those of the past. In particular, during this period,
CJ centralized business fields into 4 core
business groups, such as food and food
service, bio pharma, entertainment and
media and home shopping and logistics.

2000

Major Events
  • + Took over 39 Shopping(Current CJ O Shopping)
  • + Launched 'Foodville'spun off from a restaurant&brcatering business
  • + Launched CJ Food system by integrating FS business and CJ FDS
  • + Established CJ Ord River Sugar(raw sugar plant in Australia)

2000.02.18

Announced the 21st century group vision

CheilJedang announced the group셲 vision and mid-long term core
businesses in commemoration of the millennium year.

Joint Security Area (JSA) was a box office success.

JSA wrote a new page by
breaking various records in
Korean movie history.

Major Events
  • + Sold beverage business
  • + Completed the construction of Vietnam feed plant
    (CJ Vina Agri)
  • + Be spun off from cosmetic business with the
    name of Enprani
  • + Opened golf resort, Jeju Club Nine Bridge
  • + Sold Dreamline holding stocks

2001

Completed the construction of Vietnam feed plant, CJ Vina Agri.

CJ Vian Agri, a feed plant, was constructed in Long An province,
Vietnam.

2002

Major Events
  • + Vice chairman Lee Jae-hyun promoted to chairman
  • + Changed the company name to CJ Corp.
    adopted new CJ
  • + MD1, CJ Olive Young were shut off.
  • + Took over Samyang Oil Feed

2002.02

Adopted a new CJ

CJ achieved a new image of
future oriented life and
culture company by
changing company셲 name
and doing CI works.

Opened first branch of Olive Young

First branch of Olive Young, an
advanced country type health
and beauty branch was opened.

Major Events
  • + Completed the construction of CJ Seongdo Feed Plant
  • + Opened CJ talents center
  • + Be granted the sale of the vaccine against
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa

2003

2003.05.20

Opened CJ talents center for another 100 years of CJ

CJ talents center opened in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of
the foundation of CJ has taken its root as a place of nurturing talents for
another 100 years of CJ.

2003.03.03

Completed the construction of Seongdo feed plant in China

Executives including present
Kim Juhyeong and
representatives from China
are cutting the tape.

2004

Major Events
  • + Acquired CJ Consortium, Shin Dong Bang Corp.
  • + CJ Internet, Advanced to Chinese market (Singed a joint
    venture with the biggest portal company 'SINA Corp.' in
    China)
  • + Opened 'Dongbang CJ' in Shanghai, China
  • + Acquired Planers, Changed the name into CJ Internet
  • + Acquired Hanil Pharmaceuticals Ind.
  • + Acquired a feed plant in Turkey

2004.04.01

Opened Dongbang CJ in Shanghai, China

CJ O Shopping opened a TV home shopping channel 쁃ongbang CJ in
Shanghai, China.

Major Events
  • + Established China bakery incorporation, CJ Beijing
    Bakery Co., Ltd.
  • + Started open service for 'Netmarble Japan'
  • + Established CJ Sharing Foundation, support education
    for poor children
  • + Ninebridge, designated as a world 100 golf course
  • + Tous Les Jours, opened first branch in Beijing, China
  • + Established CJ Ncity Corp.

2005

2005.07.21

Established CJ Sharing Foundation

CJ established CJ Sharing Foundation to strengthen Social
responsibilities including educational supports for poor children.

2005.08.11

Nine Bridge, designated as a world 100 golf course

Jeju Club Nine Bridge
designated as a world 100
golf course by Golf
magazine for the first time in
Korean golf history.

Advancing as a global enterprise

Based on core capabilities of each business field, CJ is actively promoting
overseas market entry in all industries.
Therefore, CJ is advancing as a global enterprise that provides the world
with health, enjoyment and convenience

2006

Major Events
  • + Mnet, made inroads into Japan
  • + Established CJ Culture Foundation, protect, nurture and
    support pure culture and arts
  • + CJ Food System, opened the Welly & Stone-pot mixed
    rice Restaurant at Narita International Airport
  • + Established CJ Global Holdings Ltd.
  • + CJ GLS, acquired a Singapore logistics company, Accord Express

2006.03.07

CJ GLS, jumped into global logistics company

CJ GLS laid a foundation for becoming a Asia representative global logistics
company by taking over third party logistics company 쁀ccord Express in
Singapore.

Major Events
  • + Established CJ GLS America Inc
  • + Acquired America food manufacture incorporation 'CJ
    Omnifood, Inc.'(Former Pioneer Trading, Inc.)
  • + Be spun off from cosmetic business with the
    name of Enprani
  • + Signed J/V with Ulsang group in Beijing
    Launched 'Ulsang CJ' on March
  • + Added Hasunjung comprehensive food company
    as a affiliated company
  • + Established Tous Les Jours USA, LLC
  • + CJ Corp., changed into the system of holding company
    Launched CJ CheilJedang Corp.

2007

2007.03.30

Advanced into China tofu market

CJ had a J/V with a leading
company in food industry in
China, Ulsang, and made
inroads into China tofu
market in earnest.

2002.10

CJ Corp., changed the structure into holding company

The CJ group holding
company structure has
launched as CJ Corp. was
divided by two: a holding
company, CJ Corp. and
business company, CJ Cheil
Jedang.

2008

Major Events
  • + Established Central America S.A.DE.CV,
    incorporation of CJ GLS in Mexico
  • + Opened 4 branches of bakery in China
  • + Opened TT CJ Homeshopping in China
  • + Signed J/V with Beidahuang Group for rice bran oil
    and rice bran protein
  • + Opened 2 branches of Tous Les Jours in Vietnam

2008.05.20

Established  CJ & HACL FOODTECH  in Harbin, China

CJ CheilJedang signed Joint venture agreement with Beidahuang Group
in China for crop processing business in Harbin. By doing so, it acquired
foreign crop resources and announced the advancement of global food
market in earnest.

Major Events
  • + Established Star CJ Network India Private Limited
  • + CJ Homeshopping, changed its name to CJ O Shopping
  • + Merged CJ CheilJedang and Samyang oil Corp.

2009

2009.08

The box office of Haeundae passed 11 million

The movie Haeundae made by CJ Entertainment was a box office hit by passing
11 million audiences.

Foundation and takeoff

From amongst the ruins of the Korean war, CJ built a sugar mill and finally succeeded
in domestic sugar production on November 1953.
This opened up the path to replace sugar importation.
While there was extreme insufficiency of food,
CheilJedang supplied sugar at low cost to
drastically improve the dietary life of Korean people.

1953 ~ 1970

1953 8. Founded CheilJedang Co., Ltd.
(the first manufacturing business
of Samsung Group)
11. Completed construction of Busan
Plant 1, Commenced sugar manufacturing
(first sugar-producing facility of Korea)
1958 4. Commenced flour manufacturing
1962 3. Exported sugar for the first time
196312. Commenced seasoning manufacturing
1964 2. Commenced production of 쁌ipung
1968 2. Completed construction of Gimpo Plant
(seasoning production base)
197011. Completed construction of Incheon Plant 1

Growing into composite food company

In the 1970s, consumers needs for health and convenience increased.
In addition, there was a rapid shift by customers as they sought out new tastes.
During this period, CJ developed mass-production techniques of Dashida, a seasoning product,
and nucleic acid for the first time in Korea to prepare a founding stone to lead the seasoning industry.

1973 ~ 1980

1973 11. Commenced animal feed manufacturing
1975 11. Commenced production of 쁃ashida
1977 7. Commenced production of pre-mix items
12. Commenced production of nucleic acid
seasoning items
19783. Established Food Research Center
1979 3. Completed construction of Incheon Plant 2
9. Commenced cooking oil manufacturing
198012. Completed construction of
Icheon Plant 1
(commenced meat processing)

Advanced technology development andoverseas market entry

In response to improvements in the standard of living and changes in food consumption patterns,
CJ expanded the key product groups to include processed food items,
such as beverages and frozen foods, in the 1980s. In addition, CJ secured
several key advanced technologies and therefore entered the fields of pharmaceutical business.
In 1990, CJ embarked upon overseas market entry full-scale by building lysine
and synthetic seasoning plant in Indonesia.

1982 ~ 1990

1982 11. Succeeded in technological development
for mass production of interferon
1984 6. Established General Research Center
1985 1. Developed aspartame and phenylalanine
(flour production)
1986 5. Developed alpha interferon
(Product Name: Alphaferon)
7. Commenced production of Hepaxin-B,
the hepatitis vaccine
11. Completed construction of and commenced
operation of pharmaceutical plant (Icheon)
1987 2. Founded Cheil Frozen Food
19875. Commenced beverage manufacturing
19883. Completed construction of animal feed plant
(Gunsan)
11. Concluded contract for lysine and
seasoning plant in Indonesia
12. Established 쁏T-CSI' in Indonesia
19903. Completed construction of Daeso Plant
(pharmaceutical ingredients, fluids)

In the 1990s, CJ achieved transition from a food company to a life and culture group.
This was the phase of conversion and growth. Prior to being spun off from the Samsung Group,
CJ pursued business diversification through pharmaceutical, bio and
chemistry fields. Since 1993 in which independent management began,
CJ entered food service and visual industries.

1991 ~ 1995

1991 1. Completed construction of Busan Plant2
(Dashida, Reto)
10. Founded Cheil Gifts
11. Commenced life science business
12. First in food industry of Korea to achieve
the sales figure of KRW 1 trillion
19937. Declared independent management of CJ
(separation from the Samsung Group
1994 2. Entered food service business
5. Entered group meal supply business First in
the world to develop pseudomonas vaccine
11. Established Hong Kong office
19952. Jointly established Dreamworks SKG with
Spielberg and Katzenberg, etc.
Entered entertainment business in full scale
4. Founded Cheil C&C (currently CJ System,
implemented information and communication
infrastructures) Founded CJ Engineering
7. First in Korea to enter livestock products
market of Indonesia

In 1996, CheilJedang Group was launched. Since then, CJ has entered the fields of media,
entertainment, finance and information & communication businesses with a singular focus
placed on profit making and growth. While establishing status, CheilJedang
Group advanced as a composite life and culture company.

1996 ~ 1999

1996 5. Launched CheilJedang Group
Completed construction of PT and CSI animal
feed plant
12. Established CGV (CJ Golden Village),
the multiplex theater
1997 2. Launched Hetbahn in the U.S.
market for the first time
4. Completed official and legal separation from
Samsung Group Acquired m.net, the music
cable network company
6. Founded Cheil Express Communication
(Dream Line) (jointly with Korea
Expressway Corp.)
10. Completed construction of animal feed plant
in Serang, Indonesia Completed construction
of animal feed plant in the Philippines
11. Entered bakery business (Tous Les Jours),
completed construction of frozen dough
plant Founded CJ entertainment Ltd., the film
distributor in Asian region
12. Hetbahn selected as hit product in the field
of ready-to-eat processed foods at the
Korea Consumer Festival 1997 CheilJedang
General Research Center to win Prize of the
Ministry of Science and echnology for
research performance at the 1st Technology
Research Center Award
19981. Completed construction of nucleic acid plant
in Indonesia
4. Opened CGV Gangbyeon 11, the first
multiplex theater in Korea
1999 1. Established CJ Food System, the company
specializing in food ingredients
4. Advanced as one of the top 30 groups
Cheil Investment Trust -> Separated into
Cheil Investment Trust Securities and Cheil
Investment Trust Management
8. Dreamline officially transferred as a
subsidiary
10. Commenced securities operation of Cheil
Investment Securities
12. Concluded strategic affiliation with
Haechandle

The expansion of business fields continued on during the period from 1999 to the earlier part of the 2000s.
In the midst of these efforts, CJ underwent rapid and diverse changes not comparable to those of the past.
In particular, during this period, CJ centralized business fields into 4 core business groups,
such as food and food service, bio pharma, entertainment and media and home shopping and logistics.

2000 ~ 2005

2000 2. Announced mid to long-term vision of
CJ Group
3. Acquired 39 Shopping (currently,
CJ O Shopping), the home shopping cable TV
network
4. CJ Entertainment branched off
6. Changed company name of Cheil Frozen
Food to Morning Well
7. CJ food service division branched off as
Foodville
9. CJ FD System integrated with CJ FS and
branched off as CJ Food System
10. Acquired and established CJ Ord River
Sugar Pty. Ltd., the raw sugar plant in Australia
20013. Completed construction of animal feed plant
in Vietnam
4. CJ cosmetics division branched off as CJ
Enprani Completed construction of tapioca
plant in Indonesia
5. Tous Les Jours to enter Singaporean market
7. CJ Food System listed in KOSDAQ
8. Opened CJ Nine Bridge Golf Club in Jeju
11. Opened CJ Nine Bridge Golf Club in Jeju
12. Changed company name of Cheil Investment
Trust Securities to Cheil Investment
Securities' Dreamline sold to Hanaro
Communication
20027. Enprani sold to Korea Cast Iron Pipe Ind.
Changed official name of Nine Bridge to the
Club at Nine Bridge
Changed name of m.net music network to CJ
media
10. CJ Group launched
Changed name of CheilJedang Co., Ltd. To
CJ Co., Ltd. (currently CJ CheilJedang)
Changed name of CJ Dream Soft to CJ
Systems
Changed name of CJ 39 Shopping to CJ Home
Shopping
Changed name of Foodville to CJ Foodville
Changed name of CGV to CJ CGV
Organized LPGA Tour 쁂J Nine Bridge
Classic
12. Samyang Oil and Feed transferre
d as a subsidiary
20033. Completed construction of animal feed plant
in China (Chengdu, Sichuan)
5. Opened CJ Human Resources Hall
8. Ceremony for agreement on establishment
of joint shopping company with Shanghai
Media Group (SMG) of China
10. CJ Foodville to open the first branch store of
HANCook, the Korean cuisine family restaurant
12. 50th anniversary of CJ foundation
20042. CJ Consortium to acquire Shindongbang
CJ Co., Ltd. (currently CJ CheilJedang)
selected as a fair trade compliance
company
CJ Internet to enter Chinese market
(business affiliation with SINA Corp,
the largest web portal in China)
3. Opened Dongbang CJ in Shanghai, China
4. Ground-breaking ceremony for transfer of
CJ Busan Plant 1 (Yangsan)
7. Acquired Planars and changed company
name to CJ Internet
8. Hanil Pharmaceutical transferred as a subsidiary
12. Received a prize as the 쁁est Company in
Food and Pharmaceutical/ Textile/ Paper
Industry at the 14th Economic Justice
Enterprise Award
CJ Pharma BU셲 fluid to exceed annual
production of 30 million bags Acquired CJ
Turkey Feed Plant
20051. Life division of CJ Co., Ltd. (currently CJ
CheilJedang) sold to Lion of Japan
CJ Co., Ltd. (currently CJ CheilJedang) to
establish CJ Beijing Bakery Co., Ltd., the
bakery company in China
3. Commenced open service of Net Marble
Japan (http://www.netmarble.jp)
5. CJ Co., Ltd. (currently CJ CheilJedang) to
establish CJ Tianjin Feed Co., Ltd., the animal
feed company in China
6. CJ Co., Ltd. (currently CJ CheilJedang) to
establish CJ Harbin Feed Co., Ltd., the animal
feed company in China
7. CJ Group to found CJ Sharing Foundation to
provide educational support for children in
poverty
CJ Co., Ltd. (currently CJ CheilJedang) to
establish CJ do Brazil Ltd., the lysine
company in Brazil
8. Nine Bridge selected as the World셲
100 Golf Courses
Opened the first branch store of Tous Les
Jours in Beijing, China
10. Net Marble Japan (http://www.netmarble.jp)
membership count to exceed 1 million
11. Founded CJ N City Co., Ltd
12. Annie Chun셲 Inc., a U.S. food distribution
company, transferred as a subsidiary'
CJ Media to decide investment in a TV show
of Vietnam, organized pre-production press
conference

Based on core capabilities of each business field, CJ is actively promoting
overseas market entry in all industries. Therefore, CJ is advancing as a global enterprise
that provides the world with health, enjoyment and convenience.

2006 ~ 2012

2006 1. Established CJ Sports
2. Mnet to enter the Japanese market
4. Samho F&G, a marine produce processing
company, transferred as a subsidiary
CJ Co., Ltd. (currently CJ CheilJedang)
merged with CJ Morning Well
CJ Co., Ltd. (currently CJ CheilJedang)
merged with the holding company CJ
Entertainment
CJ Food System to establish CJ Food
Service (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Established CJ Changsha Feed Co., Ltd.,
the animal feed company in Chin
Established Nutracon Pty. Ltd., the food
manufacturing company in Australia
5. Founded CJ Cultural Foundation to provide
protection and support for art and culture
6. CJ Food System to open Welly & store in
Narita Airport, Japan's Established CJ
Global Holdings Ltd., the investment holding
company in Hong Kong
10. Mnet Media Co., Ltd. transferred as a
subsidiary
11. Established CJ International Asia Pte. Ltd.
Merged with Hanil Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
20071. Established CJ GLS America Inc
Acquired CJ Omnifood Inc. (formerly
Pioneer Trading Inc.), the food
manufacturing company of the U.S
2. Hasungjung Food transferred as a
subsidiary
3. Established Tous Les Jours USA, LLC
Established CJ Feed India Private Limited
4. Established CJ Bakery Vietnam Co., Ltd
9. CJ to convert into holding company system's
Business holding company CJ CheilJedang Co., Ltd. launched
2008 2. Established Central America S.A.DE.CV, the
CJ GLS Mexico
3. Changed name of CJ Food System to CJ
Freshway
Changed name of CJ Development to CJ
Engineering and Construction
4. Established CJ Worldis
5. Changed name of CJ Cable Net to CJ Hello
Vision
6. Opened 2 Tous Les Jours stores in Vietnam
8. Opened 2 Tous Les Jours stores in Vietnam
20093. Established Star CJ Network India Private
Limited
Changed name of CJ Home Shopping to CJ
O Shopping
4. Opened CGV Xinzhoung Multiplex
9. CJ CheilJedang to merge with Samyang Oil
Co., Ltd
11. Opened CGV Wuhan Multiples
20106. CJ HelloVision Opened Korea셲 first N-Screen service, 쁳ving
6. Opened the first branch of CGV in LA, USA
9. Opened a branch of CGV at Olympic park, and Binhai in Beijing, China
10. Launched global bibimbap brand, 쏝IBIGO
11. 2010 MAMA, Mnet Asia Music Awards, took place in Macau
< Super star K 3 > recorded viewership rating of 19.3%
20111. CJ Global bio industry to record KRW 1 trillion in sales
3. Established CJ E&M(Incorporating broadcasting assets CJ Media and On Media;
CJ Entertainment (film); Mnet Media (music); plus CJ Internet for online games)
5. CJ CheilJedang launched the biggest fresh food brand, 쁅reshian
6. Commenced construction of a plant for animal feed amino acid in Simyang, China
7. CJ Co., Ltd. (currently CJ CheilJedang) to
establish CJ Harbin Feed Co., Ltd., the animal
feed company in China
10. CJ O Shopping, launched 2nd branch home shopping channel,
쁄astern CJ shopping network in China
11. Launched shared growth brand, 쁡elightful accompany
Launched branch of Tous Les Jours in Philippines and Indonesia
2011 MAMA, Mnet Asia Music Awards, took place in Singapore
12. CJ Group, is merged with Korea Express
20121. CJ HelloVision launched mobile virtual network operator service (MVNO),
쁇ello Mobile, in Korea
4. Tous Les Jours opened 15th branch in Vietnam, and 11th branch in China
Opened a branch of 쁀 Twosome Place at Olympic park in Beijing, China
5. CJ OLIVE YOUNG, Health and beauty brand, launched private label cosmetics 쁲hingmulnara
Opened 2ND branch of BIBIGO in Singapore
Commenced construction of ceremonua lysine plant in the U.S. state of Iowa