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Barkath Group of Companies

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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.


Our Mission

  • 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

Our News

08th April 2014

First of all, I want to thank all of you for accepting our invitation, especially those who come from far away and have travelled many hours to be present at our inauguration of our new Sunquick factory. We are grateful to our Chief Minister of Penang to join us today in our another remarkable milestone of Barkath Co-Ro Manufacturing Sdn Bhd. Let me just start my speech with a brief history of Barkath CoRo Manufacturing Sdn Bhd....more

11th December 2013

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