Barkath Group of Companies
Kumpulan Barkath traces its origin back to 1940 when a visionary entrepreneur, the late Haji Abu Backer Bin Mohd Hussain, founded a sundry shop called Barkath Stores in Union Street, Penang. "Barkath" means "Blessed" in Arabic. Later the sundry shop housed its goods of retail Super Stores in 6 cities.
- Product Mission
To make, distribute and sell the finest quality all natural food products and euphoric concoctions with a continued commitment to incorporating wholesome, natural ingredients and promoting business practices that respect the Earth and the Environment.
- Economic Mission
To operate the company on a sustainable financial basis of profitable growth, increasing value for stakeholders and expanding opportunities for development and career growth for our employees.
- Social Mission
To operate the company in a way that actively recognizes the central role that business plays in society by initiating innovative ways to improve the quality of life locally, nationally and internationally.
- Central of the Mission of Kumpulan Barkath
Is the belief that all three parts must thrive equally in a manner that commands deep respect for individuals within and outside the company and supports the communities of which they are
Historically, Barkath Group started off with a family store set up by the founder, my late father Allahyarham Haji Abu Backer in 1940. It was a very simple and humble sundry store namely Barkath Stores. As a cottage factory, Barkath Food started at my father’s residence situated at Macalister Road in Penang...more