Tong Garden family feud: Two brothers accused of 'diverting' business from family company

An assortment of Tong Garden products. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/TONG GARDEN SINGAPORE
Gift this subscriber-only story to your friends and family

SINGAPORE - A son of the founder of nuts and snacks company Tong Garden is suing two of his brothers, accusing them of diverting the business's operations and assets to entities controlled by one of them.

In his lawsuit accusing his brothers of oppressing him as a minority shareholder, Mr Ong Heng Chuan said he discovered in 2015 that Tong Garden products were being made and sold in Singapore and Malaysia by two companies that were not part of the Tong Garden group, but had similar names.

Already a subscriber? 

Read the full story and more at $9.90/month

Get exclusive reports and insights with more than 500 subscriber-only articles every month

Unlock these benefits

  • All subscriber-only content on ST app and straitstimes.com

  • Easy access any time via ST app on 1 mobile device

  • E-paper with 2-week archive so you won't miss out on content that matters to you

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.