Siam Organic – First Thai company to ring closing bell on NASDAQ

On Friday August 26,2011, Mrs. Somjin Plengkhum, Executive Director of Thai Trade Center New York is invited to the event of “Ring Closing Bell on NASDAQ”. When 29-year-old Peetachai Dejkraisak rings the NASDAQ Closing Bell on Friday, August 26,2011, Siam Organic Co.Ltd.  becomes the first ever Thai company in the history of the Kingdom of Thailand to ring the Closing Bell at one of the world’s largest stock exchange. Bangkok-based Siam Organic was founded by 5 MBA students of Sasin Graduate Institute of Businesws Administration of Chulalongkorn University. The company is a provider of nutritious organic and natural food products, and is launching their flagship product “Jasberry”, a new variety of high-antioxidant rice that is cross bred from the world famous Thai jasmine rice and Thai balck rice, in Thailand and the US. The company received this privilege of closing the NASDAQ bell by virtue of them winning the Stu Clark Investment Competition 2011, organized by the Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba at Winnipeg, Canada. Siam Organic collaborated with the inventor of the rice, Dr. Apichart Vanavichit, Director, Rice Gene Discovery and Rice Research Center, Kasetsart University, to bring this product to market. The CAD 20,000 Stu Clark competition win was on the back of having just lifted H.M. The King’ss Trophy and USD 10,000 in prize money at this year’s MAI Bangkok Business Challenge – a global business plan competition hosted in Bangkok, Thailand.

The company firmly believes in integrating social development into its business model, and is hence committed to improving the quality of life for the farmer co-operatives that it is working with.

Siam Organic is an exclusive provider of the healthiest organic and natural products, with an edge in innovation. Starting from developing one of the world’s most nutritious and healthy specialty organic rice, Siam Organic build access to consumers worldwide and develops the most premium-brandedd organic rice “Jasberry”, coming out of Thailand. Established with the vision that economic value can be competitively established by creating social value, the company aims to positively impact the lives of farmers, based on the Northeastern part of Thailand, supplying to them. for more information visit and, or contact them at


One Response to “Siam Organic – First Thai company to ring closing bell on NASDAQ”

  1. MJ Goh says:

    Congratulations and best wishes for Siam Organic whose aim to derive social value alongside economic value is noble …

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