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Overview

Keeping in mind how our eating habits have changed, our diets have been influenced by factors like the technologies in our kitchens, the modes of transport supplying our shops, media, the government and by trade and migration trends. The eating habits of our parents, grandparents and great-grandparents would be completely unrecognizable to many of us today. Our experiences of shopping and cooking have been transformed as have our attitudes towards health, table manners, ‘foreign’ foods, waste and even choice.

All along National Foods has responded meticulously to these rapid changes and challenges by pioneering developing of innovative food products based on convenience and quick preparation. These diverse food products are perfectly in line with contemporary lifestyles while retaining the traditional taste and values which are so close to our hearts.

With a history spanning over four decades, National Foods has trudged through various challenges of – economic booms/depressions, wars, globalization, changing consumer lifestyles, technological advancements and has successfully catered to the changing needs of its customers. National Foods has managed this with its consumer centric and innovative product development which keeps into account the ever changing market trends.

Founder’s Philosophy

  • National Foods must focus on customer needs and serve them with quality products at affordable prices.
  • Our products must be pure and should conform to international standards.
  • Our research must continuously produce new and adventurous products that are scientifically tested and hygienically wrapped in safe and attractive packaging.
  • We must create an environment in our offices and factories where talent is groomed and people have every opportunity to advance in their careers.
  • We must provide ourselves to be good corporate citizens, support charitable causes and bear fair share of taxes.
  • Reserves must be built, new factories created, sound profits made and fair dividend should be paid to our stock holders.
  • Through building a reliable brand, National Foods must get itself recognized as a leader in Pakistan and abroad.
  • With the help of Almighty God, the company can achieve its targets in times to come.

National Foods Journey

The journey of National Foods to its present status of being Pakistan’s leading food brand is marked by many milestones.
National Foods continues to accelerate towards accomplishing its Vision 2020 by conquering many more horizons through commitment to excellence, continuous innovation and quality products for its consumers.

  • National Foods continues to accelerate towards accomplishing its Vision 2020 by conquering many more horizons through commitment to excellence, continuous innovation and quality products for its consumers.

  • An official inauguration ceremony of our first international subsidiary, NF DMCC, took place in Dubai. On the local front, National Foods successfully pioneered as the first food company to establish strong system based controls for monitoring the presence of Allergens in its products through the implementation of Allergen Management System. In line with new product developments, National Foods also launched its first range of Halal frozen meals and traditional nimco snacks called National Authentic and National Masala Snax respectively. Furthermore, National Foods also became an ACA authorized Training Employer by becoming an official member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

  • National Foods successfully completed 40 years since its inception, whilst displaying the highest standards of corporate behavior towards its employees, consumers and the society at large.

  • National Foods celebrated the opening of its brand new production facility in Port Qasim. This new factory is equipped with state-of-the-art machinery and is spread over more than 10 acres.

  • National Foods’ mainstream products were launched in Australia to offer a taste of ethnic food to our Non-Asian consumers.

  • National Foods became an ISO Certified Company that helped us in our pursuit of excellence.

  • National Foods added two more categories to its product portfolio, which included a varied range of Jams and Ketchup.

  • National Foods as a committed and socially responsible organization joined hands with UNICEF to spread awareness about the use of iodized salt which helps fight against widespread Iodine related deficiencies and diseases.

  • With the aim of bringing constant value to our consumers, National Foods diversified its product portfolio with the launch of the Pickle range. Guided by our founding principles of quality and purity (which remain intact), we enjoyed great success in our pioneering venture, which allowed us to steadily expand into other categories.

  • National Foods became the certified vendor of McCormick, USA, as part of their Supplier Certification Program. The certification was awarded on the basis of excellent production and quality credentials. In the same year, National Foods also became a public listed company on the Stock Exchange.

  • A new factory complex was constructed, where most of our manufacturing facilities still reside.

  • National Foods launched its Salt products which proved to be a lucrative venture for the company.

  • Being a progressive company from the very beginning, National Foods planned its expansion by purchasing a new spice mill and a packaging plant. Going back to its nascent state, National Foods operated in a rented warehouse in Dinar Chambers with an initial sales figure of Rs. 16,487.

  • It all started in 1970, when the present management acquired a small company called ‘National Food Laboratories Limited’, with the idea of introducing branded and packaged spices. Although the spice industry was flourishing locally, it lacked a formal structure. National Foods made its mark by bringing a revolution in the Pakistani food market, which became evident when people began preferring packaged spices over unbranded and unpackaged ones. Red chili, Turmeric and many other spices were introduced in a clean, attractive package to the consumers.

2015

National Foods continues to accelerate towards accomplishing its Vision 2020 by conquering many more horizons through commitment to excellence, continuous innovation and quality products for its consumers.

2014

An official inauguration ceremony of our first international subsidiary, NF DMCC, took place in Dubai. On the local front, National Foods successfully pioneered as the first food company to establish strong system based controls for monitoring the presence of Allergens in its products through the implementation of Allergen Management System. In line with new product developments, National Foods also launched its first range of Halal frozen meals and traditional nimco snacks called National Authentic and National Masala Snax respectively. Furthermore, National Foods also became an ACA authorized Training Employer by becoming an official member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

2010

National Foods successfully completed 40 years since its inception, whilst displaying the highest standards of corporate behavior towards its employees, consumers and the society at large.

2006

National Foods celebrated the opening of its brand new production facility in Port Qasim. This new factory is equipped with state-of-the-art machinery and is spread over more than 10 acres.

2000

National Foods’ mainstream products were launched in Australia to offer a taste of ethnic food to our Non-Asian consumers.

1998

National Foods became an ISO Certified Company that helped us in our pursuit of excellence.

1997

National Foods added two more categories to its product portfolio, which included a varied range of Jams and Ketchup.

1992

National Foods as a committed and socially responsible organization joined hands with UNICEF to spread awareness about the use of iodized salt which helps fight against widespread Iodine related deficiencies and diseases.

1991

With the aim of bringing constant value to our consumers, National Foods diversified its product portfolio with the launch of the Pickle range. Guided by our founding principles of quality and purity (which remain intact), we enjoyed great success in our pioneering venture, which allowed us to steadily expand into other categories.

1988

National Foods became the certified vendor of McCormick, USA, as part of their Supplier Certification Program. The certification was awarded on the basis of excellent production and quality credentials. In the same year, National Foods also became a public listed company on the Stock Exchange.

1986

A new factory complex was constructed, where most of our manufacturing facilities still reside.

1981

National Foods launched its Salt products which proved to be a lucrative venture for the company.

1978

Being a progressive company from the very beginning, National Foods planned its expansion by purchasing a new spice mill and a packaging plant. Going back to its nascent state, National Foods operated in a rented warehouse in Dinar Chambers with an initial sales figure of Rs. 16,487.

1970

It all started in 1970, when the present management acquired a small company called ‘National Food Laboratories Limited’, with the idea of introducing branded and packaged spices. Although the spice industry was flourishing locally, it lacked a formal structure. National Foods made its mark by bringing a revolution in the Pakistani food market, which became evident when people began preferring packaged spices over unbranded and unpackaged ones. Red chili, Turmeric and many other spices were introduced in a clean, attractive package to the consumers.

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Last updated on: June, 2017