From breeding, growing, processing, packing right up to distribution, our poultry operations are fully integrated. This ensures that only the best quality chickens are produced for the market. Our processed chickens are found in established fast food chains, hypermarkets and retailers as well as our own Fresh Mart outlets.
Quality is assured from the earliest stage of operations, with day-old chicks supplied by our breeder farm and hatchery. Live broilers are produced at our own farms in Bongawan, Papar and also by our contract growers.
Our poultry are fed with customised formulated feed that is guaranteed safe in accordance with the most stringent Malaysian and American standards. Our feed is supplied by our Joint Venture Company, Desa Cargill Sdn Bhd, a collaboration with Cargill Inc. of USA, a leading global feed supplier.
Our breeder and broiler operations are equipped with modern technology of a cool-cell ventilated breeder / broiler housing system with automated feeding, water and ventilated system which regulates the internal housing temperature for a conducive growing environment for breeder and broiler comfort, resulting in higher performance efficiencies achievement. Our farms and hatchery are certified with Malaysian Good Agricultural Practices (myGAP).
The processing of Chicken is carried out at our fully automated plant located in Lok Kawi. The slaughtering, packing and storage processes are carried out under strict hygienic conditions in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Department of Veterinary Services. chicken are also halal, having prepared in accordance with Islamic rites approved by the Malaysians Religious Authority. With our food safety and halal management assurance system which includes Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), our Processing Plant is accredited with Halal Certification by JAKIM Malaysia and Veterinary Health Mark (VHM) by Department of Veterinary Services.
Our philosophy of building lasting and mutually beneficial relationships extend to the communities within which we operate. One of our strong partners in growth is our broiler contract growers who supply us with quality live broilers for our processing plant.
One of our volume growth strategies is through the expansion of the number of contract growers. Desa is continuously recruiting new broiler contract growers.