Kum Sheung Lee, founder of Lee Kum Kee
, was born in Qibao, Xinhui. Threatened by gangsters in his hometown, he decided to leave for Nanshui and eventually opened a tiny eatery there. One day while Kum Sheung Lee was cooking oyster soup, he walked away without extinguishing the fire. After some time, an aromatic scent had formed in the kitchen, capturing his senses and his attention. He looked under the lid of the pot and discovered a thick, brown sauce had formed from the overcooked oysters. He found that this dark liquid residue had a delicious taste, inspiring him to pioneer the production of oyster flavored sauce. Lee Kum Kee
’s third generation, was appointed Chairman of the company. His vision helped to re-define Lee Kum Kee
’s business strategies, and his contributions led to the development of numerous breakthroughs such as the production of ready sauce in foil packs.
To learn more about Lee Kum Kee
, please visit then at http://usa.lkk.com