The origins of Osotspa date back to 1891. Founded by Chinese immigrants in Bangkok’s Chinatown, the business was originally named Teck Heng Yoo before changing its name to Osotspa after World War II. Approximately two decades later, the company produced a remedy for the treatment of digestive disorders called “Krisnaklan” which effectively treated an outbreak of dysentery among special units of the Thai Army.
In 1959, King Rama IX granted a royal warrant to the company, giving it permission to use the royal Garuda emblem. In 1965, the company began to import Lipovitan-D (“Lipo”) energy drink from Japan’s Taisho Pharmaceutical Company. Despite being classified as a pharmaceutical, it became very popular among working men. In 1970, M-150 was launched, which became the most successful product of the company.
Over time, Osotspa has continued to grow and progress, creating innovative products in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector to improve people’s quality of life. Magnum, which contained more caffeine than Lipovitan-D, was launched in 1980. The electrolyte drink M-Sport was launched in 1990, followed by Magnum 357 in 1998. SHARK energy drink was launched in Austria in the same year.
The Company has registered 27 major Company trademarks with the Intellectual Property Office of Thailand such as M-150, Shark, Shark Cool Bites, Peptein, Babi Mild and Twelve Plus etc., making Osotspa an energy drink manufacturer leading manufacturer in Thailand, and one of the leading manufacturers in the world.
As of 2018, the company has offices in 25 countries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe North America and South America with the main overseas markets being Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Indonesia. The company also owns 17 subsidiaries and 4 joint ventures.
According to Wikipedia and osotspa.com