Meng Qingshan & family was born in China. Meng Qingshan is chairman of Meihua Holdings Group, one of China's largest suppliers of MSG. The company also produces starch and organic fertilizer. Meihua is based in Meng's hometown of Langfang in Hebei Province. His eldest daughter Wang Aaijun and son-in-law He Jun are directors and senior executives at Meihua Holdings. Investors in Meihua include Temasek Holding, a Singapore government entity; and Softbank Investment of Japan. Net profit in the first nine months of 2011 increased 4% to $80 million, on revenue that rose by nearly a third to $730 million.