Heritage

  • 1964

    Matco Rice is founded by Syed Sarfaraz Ali Ghori

  • 1967

    Matco sets up its first rice processing plant in Larkana, Sindh

  • 1970

    Matco supplies Satake - Japan’s rice processing plants and machinery to the Government of Pakistan

  • 1980

    Matco serves as an agent of Satake-Japan in Pakistan

  • 1990

    Matco commissions Pakistan’s first fully-automated, modern rice processing plant supplied by Satake Corporation of Japan

  • 1995

    Matco impliments quality control parameters adopted from Satake and Master Foods at its first plant in Karachi

  • 1999

    First container of Matco’s own brand Falak is shipped in 1999

  • 2000

    Matco II is constructed in S.I.T.E. Industrial Zone, Karachi; a state-of-the-art rice processing plant

  • 2002

    Matco installs 9 colour sorters in various production lines including two of the latest Series Z4 by Sortex (Buhler) Germany and two by Satake Japan

  • 2004

    Matco launches Falak Brand in Pakistan

  • 2006

    Matco operates 25 warehouses for storing raw rice to meet its milling capacity

  • 2008

    Matco successfully adds 4th processing line at its existing facilities in S.I.T.E-II Industrial Area Karachi enhancing production

  • 2010

    Matco commissions Sadhoke Plant (Phase-1) in Punjab, Pakistan

  • 2011

    Subsequently, 3 more silos and 2 more dryers are added (Phase-II)

  • 2012

    A dedicated small packaging facility is added to produce convenient consumer rice packs

  • 2012

    IFC, a member of World Bank Group injects an equity investment of US$ 5 million for further expansion of Sadhoke Plant