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

An assortment of Tong Garden products.
An assortment of Tong Garden products.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/TONG GARDEN SINGAPORE

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.

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