Golden Agri-Resources (GAR)
Palm oil

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR)


Founded in 1996, GAR International has operations across the global palm oil supply chain. GAR is the agribusiness and food processing arm of Sinar Mas – one of the largest conglomerates in Indonesia. It operates palm plantations and mills, as well as a system of refineries processing certified palm oil and palm kernel oil into industrial and consumer product ingredients. GAR (through its network of subsidiaries) is also engaged in oilseed crushing, logistics, operating deep sea port and storage facilities, as well as industry research and development. In Indonesia and China, GAR is often referred to as Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food.

RSPO Member : Yes RSPO Member : Yes

Environmental, Social, Governance Rating (SPOTT)


Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) rating from SPOTT - Sustainability Policy Transparency Toolkit.
Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) map

Market cap


Million US$



hectares, across Indonesia - Bangka Belitung, Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, Jambi, Lampung, North Sumatra, Papua, Riau, South Kalimantan, South Sumatra, West Kalimantan

Supply chain position

Fully Integrated

Grower of oil palm | Processor and trader of crude palm oil and palm kernel oil | Refiner | Trader and manufacturer of consumer goods

Refineries / capacity


refineries in Indonesia with a total capacity of ~5 million metric tonnes of CPO

NDPE Policy


No Deforestation, No peat, No exploitation

Market served

International, Chinese, Indonesian.

Parent Company

Flambo International Ltd


PT Purimas Sasmita, PT Rawa Bangunyaman, PT Sinarmas Surya Sejahtera, PT Agrolestari Sentosa, PT Djuandasawit Lestari, Victory Oleo Holding, PT Buana Wiralestari Mas, PT Usaha Malindo Jaya, PT Binasawit Abadipratama, PT Bahana Karya Semesta, PT Riau Semesta Biomassa, Victory Tropical Oils USA, Inc., PT SMART, PT Sinomas Bio Energy, PT Prisma Cipta Mandiri, Golden Agri Resources (India), GAR Pakistan (pvt.) Limited, GFI Food and Beverages Limited, PT Aimer Sawitmas, Golden Food International (Shanghai), Sinarmas Natural Resources Foodstuff Ltd., Golden Agri-Resources Nigeria Ltd, Golden Veroleum Liberia


Cooking oils including margarines, shortening for baking products, oleochemicals for industrial applications, and biodiesel.


Business Times
Palm oil from illegal Indonesia plantation sold to Golden Agri, Musim Mas: forest group
September 30, 2019
Friends of the Earth
Palm Oil Giant Golden Agri-Resources Removed from Dow Jones Sustainability Index after Bribery and Corruption Scandal
February 5, 2019
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