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PLACES OF INTEREST IN TAWAU >
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Maliau Basin (Sabah's Lost World)
Shan-Shui Golf & Country Club
Tawau Tanjung Market
Teck Guan Cocoa Museum
Teck Guan Cocoa Museum
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Visit Tawau Cocoa Factory and witness the process of dry fermented beans and see how Godiva chocolate is made from...
... the only Cocoa Museum in Asia ...
An old cocoa powder processing plant.
The museum room is previously an cocoa processing plant which today has been phased out and now displayed as part of history of cocoa development in Malaysia.
In this museum, the staff explain the many
steps towards cocoa powder production and cocoa products.
How To Get To Cocoa Museum at Jalan Tanjung Batu
From Kota Kinabalu City, Tawau is accessible by road via the East-West
and East Coast Highways. The journey should take about 8 hours. For a
speedier alternative, the flight from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau takes only 45
From Kuala Lumpur, tourists can hop on AirAsia flights which flies to Tawau twice a day.
From Tawau Town, visitors can take a taxi to cocoa museum which is a 10- minutes ride, and is located 3 km away at Tanjung Batu Laut (right inside MAJULAH KOKO).
You need to book in advance for your visit.
Teck Guan Regency, 318 Jalan St.
Patrick, Off Jalan Belunu, 91000 Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia.
The conducive climatic conditions and many other natural attributes like the rich, fertile volcanic soil that have made Tawau most suitable place for cocoa cultivation. The moment you set foot in this cocoa museum you will sense the lovely aroma of cocoa permeating the air. Housed within a cocoa and chocolate manufacturing compound. It is truly one of the world's most unique museums. Feel free to enjoy this sweet and beautiful experience.
Teck Guan Group of Companies is one of the Malaysian main cocoa producers with biggest acreage of cocoa plantation in Malaysia. Since the founding of this museum and factory by the late founder, Datuk Seri Panglima Hong Teck Guan in the 1970's. Majuiah Koko- which is synonymous with high quality cocoa products" has gained world class reputation and recognition.
|Variety Cooking in Asia - Documentary on Cocoa
The Hong Kong-based Asia TV crew was in Tawau on June 20 to 26, 2005 for shooting on Hoko products and "Cocoa specialty set cuisine" on cocoa-based food delicacies.
This travel documentary series Variety Cooking in Asia, involved Tawau, among other 18-series documentary including Malacca, Penang, Ipoh and Kuala Lumpur. ATV Hong Kong also made similar series in Holland, Europe, USA, Canada and Penama, with Kenya, Alaska, France and New Zealand.
The series featured cocoa-based food delicacies
created by Hotel Emas. Such as :
In Teck Guan Cocoa Museum you can learn all about cocoa processing and
end-product manufacturing. At the museum, visitors will also be shown how to
prepare snacks using cocoa products. Here, one learn how cocoa butter is produced and exported to world famous chocolatiers including the company that produces Godiva chocolates.
Cocoa doesn’t contain caffeine and in ancient times, only the well-heeled high society can consumed products made from cocoa but today, chocolate is for everyone. When you take a bite of expensive chocolates imported from the oversea, the cocoa butter in you mouth actually comes from Tawau.
Founded in 1950 by Mr. Hong Teck Guan, MAJULAH did not become such a fine cocoa powder brand overnight. It took a century of hard work and practice to develop into a top renowned international brand name.
Majulah Koko is known for superior quality cocoa powder and cocoa butter under the brand "MAJULAH" and as a supplier to world renowned cocoa end users such as Nestle & Ovaltine.
The company is also among the few manufacturers who are HACCP, Halal & Kosher certified.
Tour Package available for Cocoa Village and Cocoa Museum :
Teck Guan Cocoa Village & Teck Guan Cocoa Museum
Teck Guan Cocoa Museum in Tanjung Batu is just
10 minutes away from Tawau Town Centre. The
Package Inclusive :
For Enquiries & Reservation, please contact
TB2103, North Road, 91000, Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia.
Tel +60 89 773000 Fax +60 89 774626 email@example.com
Ms. Ivy Yap +6019 883 0173
Ms. Selena Khoo +6012 801 0228