NAAFCO (Pvt) Ltd is engaged in the import, trading, distribution, and marketing of fertilizers, and the production of NPKS fertilizer & organic compost. It imports primary fertilizers such as TSP, DAP, MOP, SOP; secondary fertilizers such as Kieserite, zinc sulphate, chelated zinc & boron, solubor and boric acid; further items such as MAP, ammonium sulphate, dolomite and gypsum are imported for use in NAAFCO’s NPKS production. The primary fertilizers are sold in 50kg bags and the secondary in 1kg retail packing, all under the NAAFCO brand. The NAAFCO brand has earned a unique reputation for product quality, correct weights and for constant innovation. It pioneered NPKS, SOP (powder & granular), DAP, granular MOP, Magnesium Sulphate, and Chinese phosphate fertilizers for local market, as well as 1kg retail packing. It was also the first in the market with compost based organic fertilizer in the late 90s.
NAAFCO (Pvt) Ltd is also currently engaged in the seed business. It grows F1 hybrid variety seeds by its own arrangement, as well as OP variety HYV rice by contract farming. These are then packed and sold by SEMCO dealer network. Recently imported vegetable seeds, hybrid maize, and sweetcorn are being sold.
SHETU PESTICIDES LTD
Shetu Pesticides Ltd (SPL) imports, formulates, repackages pesticides for the Bangladesh market, in both private and public sector. It currently it has 50+ registered brands both for agricultural and public health products, in the form of insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, rodenticides, and PGRs; covering all major formulation types liquid (EC, SC, SL, EW), granular (G), powders (WDG, WP, SP).
By volume & value, approximately 50% of SPL’s output is formulated i.e. process of combining active ingredients with carrier materials, binders & others to produce finished material; each formulation is as per principal company’s process design, guidance and formula. The remainder of products are imported in finished form and then re-packed into retail size packaging. All of the formulation and repacking operations are done in SPL’s factory premises.
There are separate 1mt/hr granular formulation units for sand & brick chip based products, and several 1mt/hr liquid formulations lines for EC lines. Fully automated bagging lines are being introduced for granular products and fully automated bottling line for the liquids, in addition to the existing semi-auto & manual packaging systems. For quality control, there is an in-house laboratory with GLC, flame photometer, atomic absorption spectrometer and other lab related equipment. Aggregate production and packaging capacity is around 7,000 M.T. per annum.
69/1 Bir Uttam Kazi Nuruzzaman Road 12/A Suvastu Tower, Panthapath Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh