Welcome in General Poultry Company

The General Poultry Company (B.S.C.) also referred to as “GPC” is the leading supplier of locally-produced fresh eggs in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The company was established in 1977 with a full Bahraini ownership and contribution rights and owned by the government of Bahrain under “Mumtalakat” Holding Company. GPC was established under the Kingdom of Bahrain by Amiri Decree No. (4) of 1977 and is engaged primarily in the business of poultry farming and the sale of eggs. GPC is commercially licensed to operate a feed mill, a hatchery and a slaughter house. GPC was under the ministry of Agriculture and Municipality affairs administration since its inception till it came under the management of “Bahrain Mumtalakat” in 2006. Mumtalakat iis the main investment arm of the government of Kingdom of Bahrain.

GPC is managed by a board of directors who are responsible for strategic planning and executive management. The General Manager manages the day-to-day affairs of the Company. The staff strength of the Company is 38 which includes General Manager (GM), a Financial Controller (FC), Sales and Marketing Manager and finally a Veterinarian.

Currently, GPC has 3 egg laying Farms with 4 houses in each and farm at the rear. The rearing Farm has a capacity of around 80,000 birds (Kitchens in this instance). The capacity of a house laying farm is estimated to be approximately 13,800 birds, giving an optimum total of 55,200 birds per farm which can go up to 62,000 birds depending on variables such as weather and other conditions.

GPC’s estimated market share is around 30% and was the sole supplier of poultry feed to the local farmers until mid-1983 after which it was entrusted to Delmon Poultry Company (which is listed now in the Bahraini Bourse). GPC aims to increase its production to reach 50% of the market share while increasing the number of laying birds to 270,000 in a stage-1 expansion plan and 360,000 in a stage-2 expansion plan.

The Farms is located on a land which is approximately million square meters (1,000,000) in extent. All the Farms are fully automated (feeding, lighting, heating & cooling, eggs collection and manure removal …etc.). All facilities are equipped with a modern fire/power failure alarm system.

As part of GPC’s strategic plans for highest quality and standards of food hygiene & safety, GPC was accredited the HACCP Certification in 2010. GPC believes maintaining such high standard certificates will insure GPC keeps its lead on the market as the biggest and most professional fresh eggs supplier in Bahrain.

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Who We Are

We aim to be the largest poultry company in the Kingdom of Bahrain with a commitment to the highest standards of quality and preservation of the environment.

Commitment to provide local products in adherence to the best levels of quality and in accordance to the highest standards and specifications to satisfy all of our customers.

Communicate with our customers and venders to achieve common grounds and optimum shared benefits.

  • Building close ties with our customers and aim to achieve their satisfaction
  • Continues Development & Positive Progress in poultry
  • Human Resources Development

Company Departments

Executive Management Department

The Executive Management Department, also called “Senior Management” is a team of individuals at high level of organizational chart in GPC.

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The Technical Affairs Department

This department supervises the overall healthiness of chickens and handles hygiene standards and routine checks

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Maintenance Department

As its name implies, The Maintenance Department is responsible about all the technical issues related to GPC’s equipment and machineries used in production processes.

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Marketing and Sales Department

The Marketing & Sales Department plays a critical role in setting GPC strategic vision of product promotion and organizes retail efforts through a highly-skilled workforce and sales management executives.

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Our products possess a certificate of HACCP Global Health

What is a certificate of HACCP?

As part of GPC’s strategic plans for highest quality and standards of food hygiene & safety, GPC was accredited the HACCP Certification in 2010. GPC believes maintaining such high standard certificates will insure GPC keeps its lead on the market as the biggest and most professional fresh eggs supplier in Bahrain.

HACCP is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.

  Why “HACCP”?

 The objectives of the certificate :

  • Compliance with laws – Both local and international
  • Safety for ALL
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Commitment to the highest standards of health & hygiene
  • Promotion of health education and awareness
  • Quality assurance through policy management and procedures

Our Products

Local Production 30
Feedmill 95
Fertilizers 85