CCK informs of fire incident at fish ball processing factory

PETALING JAYA: CCK Consolidated Holdings Bhd today reported a fire incident which occurred on yesterday at the fish ball production section of CS Choice factory.

CS Choice is a subsidiary of CCK, engaged in the manufacturing, processing and packing meats and other food products. CCK's share price closed half a sen higher today, to 94 sen on 332,300 shares traded.

It said the fire incident affected a small area, causing damage to the fish ball production line, leading it to temporarily cease production operation for clean-up, repair works and inspection.

The production in CS Choice factory is expected to start in one to two months time. The preliminary estimate of the impact on the earnings of CCK Group is not expected to be material.

It further added that the board is unable to ascertain the cause of the fire or estimate the full impact and consequences of the incident. The incident did not cause any harm to workers.