AGROTROP PLANTATION SERVICES SDN. BHD. was a subsidiary of Grand Central Investment Holdings(GCIH), a public listed company incorporated in the United Kingdom in 1993. The parent Company owned one of the single largest cocoa estate (Kuril Plantations Sdn. Bhd.) in Malaysia and other well-known subsidiaries such as, Cocoa Specialties and Upali.
It was originally formed as an Estate Management Agency to cater for the Research and Development needs for the parent company. An existing group with international exposure and expertise in Plantations Development, Advisory and Research was formed to provide these specialised services.