Shareholder & Marketing Manager, LM Lima Angkor Food Co., Ltd.
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Viriya is a Shareholder and Marketing Manager for LM Lima Angkor Food Co, Ltd, a Cambodian company that produces a variety of snack foods. Her company manufactures traditional snack foods for the international tourism market, providing travelers to Cambodia with traditional food souvenirs to bring home. Her products include cookies and chocolates in flavors such as sesame, coconut, durian, cashew, mango and ginger. She also manufactures Num Thorng Moun, traditional crunchy rolls in coconut, durian, cashew and sesame flavors. Beyond snacks, LM Lima Angkor Food also manufactures beverages such as rice spirits, coffee wine, yam wine and banana wine. Through her business, Viriya trains and provides economic opportunities for low-income women in her home province that produce packaging for LM Lima Angkor Food’s products showcasing local cultural designs. LM Lima Angkor Food has also worked to revitalize the reputation and consumption of the traditional Rice Spirit. Due to these efforts, this product is once again becoming a popular drink in Cambodia.
Viriya holds an MBA in General Management from Charles Sturt University and a BBA in General Management from the Cambodian National Institute of Management. She is also a Senior Lecturer at Build Bright University and a Soft Skills Trainer for Learning for Success Institute. She is also the Chairwoman of PR and Media Committee for the Cambodia Women Entrepreneurs Association, as well as a professional poet, author, and script writer in the Khmer Writers Association.
What Viriya hopes to gain from the VV GROW Fellowship:
Viriya is looking forward to learning more about how she can realize her business’ export dreams. She is also looking forward to learning from her peers in a variety of sectors and sharing her own knowledge and skills. Viriya is also looking forward to exploring how she can pay it forward by being a role model for her kids and other women in Cambodia and around the world.
What Viriya can offer other fellows:
Viriya can share her business knowledge and experience. She is excited to share her country’s culture and compare it with her peers’ cultures and learn how to implement business strategies in other countries.
Connect with Viriya on Social Media:
Facebook Page (business): www.facebook.com/LM-Lima-Angkor-Food-CoLtd-1618790038338052/
Facebook Page (personal): www.facebook.com/limviriya
Instagram (personal): @limviriya
LinkedIn (personal): www.linkedin.com/in/viriya-lim-7bb639191/
Twitter (personal): @viriya_lim