Launch Malaysia: Malaysia cooks it up (GreenPan)

Katrin BJ, the leading household goods distributor in Malaysia and Singapore, has been appointed by GreenPan as its exclusive distribution partner for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei.

Furthermore, GreenPan also partners with the Asian Food Channel – the only regional food channel in Asia – as its prime marketing and advertising partner. The Managing Director of Katrin BJ said,”We see the partnership between us, AFC and GreenPan as a new way of reaching out and bringing this great cookware to our targeted consumers”.

In March 2009, GreenPan was officially launched during a press event in the Bangsar Shopping Village, in Kuala Lumpur. Katrin BJ has launched several ranges which include fry pans, woks, casseroles, grill pans and skillets, everything you need to make your kitchen complete.

GreenPan is now available in all leading retailers such as House of Presentation, Kitchen Shop, Parkson, Isetan, Sogo, Jusco, Metro and other selected retailers.

The Star Newspaper Article (Wednesday 25th March 2009) – GreenPan reaches our shores

Housewives and cooking enthusiasts can now welcome Green Pan cookware into their kitchens as the Belgian brand makes its debut in Malaysia this month. Green Pan is certainly more than what the colour suggests, it aims to care for the environment and the health of its users besides being a well-known non-stick cookware. Asian cooking is very acidic and we need to use cookware that are safe for such corrosive cooking. “Our consumers also have always asked for a non-stick cookware that can withstand high temperature with longer life span and durability,” said Katrin BJ Sdn Bhd managaing director Jean Yeap.

During the launch, guests vieved a 30-minute video featuring users of the product giving their testimonials. This was followed by a brief explanation on the product by Green Pan Europe account manager Zouhair Yahia. Zouhair said Green Pan was both polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and polyfluroctanacid (PFOA) free as it used the Thermolon natural ceramic coating for its cookware. Besides that, Zouhair said it was heat resistant of up to 450 degrees, giving it extra durability to the interior surface. The brand has a selection of fry pans, round grill pans, saucepans, casseroles and woks with handles.

 Housewives and cooking enthusiasts can now welcome Green Pan cookware into their kitchens as the Belgian brand makes its debut in Malaysia this month. Green Pan is certainly more than what the colour suggests, it aims to care for the environment and the health of its users besides being a well-known non-stick cookware. Asian cooking is very acidic and we need to use cookware that are safe for such corrosive cooking. “Our consumers also have always asked for a non-stick cookware that can withstand high temperature with longer life span and durability,” said Katrin BJ Sdn Bhd managaing director Jean Yeap. During the launch, guests vieved a 30-minute video featuring users of the product giving their testimonials. This was followed by a brief explanation on the product by Green Pan Europe account manager Zouhair Yahia. Zouhair said Green Pan was both polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and polyfluroctanacid (PFOA) free as it used the Thermolon natural ceramic coating for its cookware. Besides that, Zouhair said it was heat resistant of up to 450 degrees, giving it extra durability to the interior surface. The brand has a selection of fry pans, round grill pans, saucepans, casseroles and woks with handles.

Tableware of timeless beauty – The Star Newspaper Article (11th October 2007)

A store dedicated to showcasing all the ranges of the world’s most popular bone china, Royal Albert, opens its door at Bangsar Village II recently.

The second Royal Doulton store in Malaysia, it is also the only store in the world that sells only Royal Albert products.


Sought after: The Royal Albert tableware has entered the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s most popular bone china.

Normally, Royal Albert is available as one of the three key brands of Royal Doulton and Company, England, which has been producing ceramics and tableware for 200 years.

The Royal Albert 100 Years Collection was also unveiled at the event on Sunday. The collection features 10 designs taken directly from or inspired by designs produced by the brand over the past 10 decades.

The products are currently on display at the concourse of the shopping centre.

The sixth generation of the Doulton family, Michael, was also in town in conjunction with the event and to meet with collectors.

“This store is the first in the world to have this concept, selling only Royal Albert ranges,” said Doulton, who also drew attention to the 10 exquisite designs of the brand’s 100 Years Collection dedicated to the different decades.


Opening fanfare: (from left) Michael Doulton, the sixth generation of the Doulton family, Royal Doulton sales and marketing director Jonathan King, Jean Yeap and Katrin Bj Sdn Bhd marketing manager May Wong posing for photographers at the opening of the Royal Albert store in Bangsar Village II.

Managing director of Katrin Bj Sdn Bhd, which manages Royal Doulton stores in Malaysia, Jean Yeap said the brand was loved for its inherent beauty and unique floral designs.

“Inspired by an English country garden, Royal Albert is the epitome of the English floral style,” she said.

“The success of Royal Albert along with its important royal association dates back to the late 1800’s.

“Despite moving into the 21st century, Royal Albert is still a great success as it offers timeless beauty, romance, a distinctive English style which adds charm to any table it graces,” she added.

The outlet is located at Lot 2F-20, 2nd Floor, Bangsar Village II, Jalan Telawi, Bangsar Baru. For details, call 03-2237 2818.

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