Mehreen Enterprises

History of Rice

Currently, rice related activities are performed at sister concern M/s.Bari Rice Mills which is located in Muridke - Sheikhupura, in the heart of the Basmati rice growing region of Punjab . Here, a state of the art mills thrives over an area of 15 acres with an authorized and paid up capital of Rs. 32 million.

This sophisticated rice mills is designed to operate at an average of 7.5 tons per hour on a 3 shifts basis, which can be expanded with a minimal investment to a capacity of 10 tons per hour which then makes it the only rice mills of Pakistan , at this capacity.

The Mills boasts of a complete range of milling equipment, and comprises of paddy pre cleaners, paddy graders, aspirators, magnets, metal detectors, 4 stage polishers, silky polisher, rotary sifters, length graders, final polishing and automatic blending. Automatic weighing and packing also requires minimal manpower, after sortexing of rice.

There is a spacious Mill house, finished product stores, workshop with imported spare parts and residential colony for personnel. Every thing needed to run a smooth operation, is available and taken care of.

Quality control is guaranteed through double grading system which is a state of the art feature of the mills, that is continuously monitored by a well equipped laboratory which checks paddy and rice at every stage of processing. Fumigation is also strictly followed. The quality officer ensures that no under fumigated rice leaves the premises, for export. Our trace-ability system is based on First in First Out (FIFO) basis.

The entire operation is environment friendly and welcomed by the local community.

Almost since the immemorial times, rice has been relished by man. Today, rice is the most vital food crop in the world and a staple food for more than a half of the world's population. Rice is heavily cultivated in 89 countries around the world with a yield of nearly 500 million metric tons. The rice belt is distributed geographically over a wide range; from hot Australian and Egyptian deserts, to the cool Himalayan foothills of Nepal. However, 90% of the world crop is raised and almost entirely eaten in Asia.