Padiberas Nasional Berhad (BERNAS) is a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia. As the nation's partner in the domestic paddy and rice industry, BERNAS and its group of companies are involved in the procurement and processing of paddy; as well as the importation, warehousing, distribution and marketing of rice in Malaysia.
To increase our presence along the entire industry supply chain, the BERNAS Group of companies is now involved in seed and farming activities, international rice joint venture, as well as rice complementary businesses.
With a staff strength of 1,700 people, BERNAS continues to fulfill its obligations under a Privatisation Agreement signed with the Government in 1996. These obligations include maintenance of the nation's rice stockpile, acting as the buyer of last resort for paddy farmers, managing the Bumiputera Rice Millers Scheme and the distribution of Paddy Price Subsidies to farmers on behalf of the Government.
And we at BERNAS will continue to strive towards fulfilling our responsibilities to our shareholders, the industry, consumers and the nation as a whole.