National Foods Limited
National Foods Limited was established in 1970 in Karachi, Pakistan. During the earlier days of National Foods, the food products company only produced spices for the people. After that, it grew out to be a multi-national food products company in Pakistan. The man who was the founding father of National Foods was Abdul Majeed and the headquarters of National Foods Limited was positioned in Karachi, Pakistan.
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National Foods Limited has over ten different categories in which there are more than 250 food products. Thus, making National foods one of the major food companies in Pakistan. Moreover, after the establishment of the company, it became a private limited company under the Companies Ordinance act.
Over the years, National Foods Limited has achieved recognition from the Forbes List of Asia where it ranked as 200 for being the best below a figure of billion. Furthermore, the company took control of a Canadian Cash & Carry in 2017 in hopes of expanding its reach across the globe.
Branches of National Foods Limited
There are three subsidiaries of National Foods Limited in each country, Dubai, Pakistan, and Canada.
- National Foods DMCC
- National Epicure Inc.
- National Foods Pakistan Limited
The three major factories of National Foods Limited are operated in the following three cities;
National foods Owner
The owner of National Foods is Zahid Majeed and the chairman is A. Majid with Abrar Hasan as the CEO.
National Foods Products
Chutneys can always be paired up with any type of spicy food. National Chutneys come in different tastes and surprises that add excitement to your meal.
- Plum Chutney
- Mango Chutney
- Fresh mint-chutney
- Coriander Chutney
- Tamarind Chutney
Consumers of National Foods can choose to try out different flavors of National Chutney to excite their tastebuds in each bite. The spiciness of chutney is retained in each packaging so that it can be used from time to time. If you have no idea what type of food can be paired with chutney, there is no need to worry as the best combination of chutney pairs well with India-style curries, Lamb, meat, grilled cheese, sandwiches, rolls, etc.
National Ketchup is sold in large quantities in the market. therefore, National is the number one food brand to lead the ketchup category. The tomatoes that National uses to produce ketchup, are freshly picked to offer thick texture and deliciousness of the ketchup. Moreover, research was conducted by Nationals in which 70% of consumers of the ketchup preferred National Chilli Garlic Sauce.
The ingredients used to produce both the flavors of ketchup are of high quality and thus lack any artificial flavor. Consumers of ketchup can use the sauce in different meals to enlighten their taste buds. The tomato ketchup can be paired with foods like French fries, sandwiches, and burgers, whereas National Chilli Garlic Sauce is preferred with Samosas, Rolls, and Barbecue.
- Tomato Ketchup
- Chilli Garlic Sauce
The people of Pakistan are the biggest fans of pickles. With that said, National Pickles holds a 76% share in the market. Furthermore, National Foods takes great care in producing good quality food products to serve the people they also provide unique and delicious flavors of each and every product they launch into the market. In addition to that, National Pickles comes in a variety of different flavors including Mango, Garlic Chilli, and Mixed Pickles.
The packaging is taken into great consideration as it is the first thing that appeals to the customer’s eyes which leads them to try out the product as well. The hygiene and packaging of the food are carefully handled in every process. Moreover, customers can purchase National Pickles in different packaging weighed in grams. Pouches, pack sizes, jars, and sachets are the popular forms of National Pickle.
To further retain the crunch and freshness of the pickles, the packaging of the jar contains a seal.
- Crushed Pickle
- Spicy Mixed Pickle
- Mango Pickle
- Mixed Pickle
- Garlic Pickle
National Foods has more than 200 different food products. Such example is the National Sauces. The sauces come in different flavors and packaging that offer a superior taste. These sauces can be added to any Chinese food recipe that consumers can cook at home.
- Soy Sauce
- Chilli Sauce
- Red Chilli Sauce
- Green Chilli Sauce
- Imli Sauce
- White Vinegar
- Chinese sauce
Such sauces can also be used in soups and food like spaghetti and macaroni. It is surprising how sauces can change the entire taste of the food by creating an ultimate form of satisfaction in every bite. The sauces add texture and flavor to the food along with moisture, sharpness, and tanginess that look appealing to the eyes of the consumer.
Cooking pastes are a great alternative and time-saver for cooking food on the go. They can save the hassle of cutting and mixing different food items to cook food. All you have to do is add the type of paste that you want into the food that you want to cook. In the end, you will create a spectacular cuisine to enjoy with your family.
- Garlic Paste
- Ginger Paste
- Ginger Garlic Paste
The paste can easily be added to the food to save time and produce a scrumptious meal. National makes sure that the ingredients they use in producing their products are of high quality and that the product does not contain any artificial flavor. Moreover, the packaging is done in different processes so that the ingredients inside the package are not destroyed or damaged. The seals on the packaging are intact and thus, provide an airlock to avoid moisture.
Other than that, National Foods also produces different exciting masalas for consumers to use and create delicious meals. The masala can be added to the type of food you are cooking, for example, if you are cooking biryani, you can add National Biryani Masala to it. Chat Masala is a spicy seasoning that can be sprinkled on top of foods like Chana Chat and Fruit Chat.
The first thing that comes into the mind of any individual is the concern of the quality and freshness of the food. Therefore, National Foods makes sure that the ingredients and fruits they use are fresh and of good quality.
National Foods Brands
There are numerous ways to cook delicious meals, from hundreds of recipes, quick meal ideas, and culinary tips, National Foods is the first Pakistani brand to provide consumers with a complete set of kitchen solutions. The National Foods Brand includes the following products;
- National Jams
- National Masalas
- National Chutneys
- National Pastes
- National Jellies, Desserts
- National Mayonnaise
- National Ketchup
- National Iodized Salt
- National Ingredients
- National Seasonings
- National Pickles
- National Kheer Mix
- National Custard
National Foods Jobs
In order to get a job in National Foods, the trainees are first trained to understand the different job processes and understanding of the business before they can start. National provides its trainees with training programs and specific projects to help them polish their skills in their own department. These projects are built for the workers to tackle different forms of challenges and problems that may arise during work.
The job process is completed in four steps
The first step is to fill out an online application form that is later reviewed and tested. Apart from that, the form is deeply reviewed to check that each information filled in by the candidate is valid and true. After that, a test is held between January and March each year in which the candidate’s credibility for the job is observed. Moreover, the basic requirements to apply for the tests are 2.5+ CGPA, a Bachelor’s Degree, and a maximum of 28 years of age.
Business interviews are conducted to further observe and find out the potential of the candidates. Once the business interviews are cleared, the applicant takes a MAN-COM interview, which is the final step in getting a job in National Foods Company. Once the candidate is deemed credible, he is selected for the job. As of now, the following positions are available for applying;
- Sales Manager
- Machine Operator
- Mechanical Technician
- Project Accountant
You can check out the website of National Foods to identify which positions are available for hiring.
National Foods Head Office
The head office of National Foods is located in;
12/CL-6, Civil Lines, Claremont Road, Karachi, Pakistan
National Foods Contact Number
To reach for the services, queries, or feedback for any National Foods products, you can use any of the following contact numbers;
Frequently Asked Questions
Who owns national foods Pakistan?
The owner of National Foods in Zahid Majeed
Is National a Pakistani brand?
Yes, National is a Pakistani brand and National Foods Limited is a multinational company that produces food products.