A SHORT STORY ABOUT US
THE LEADING COMPANY OF GUYANA’S RICE INDUSTRY
‘Karibee Rice’ gained its name from the “Caribbean,” as its humble beginnings arose from the main market demand of rice within this Region. It was created as a must for your family, and has been known for it’s great taste and quality ever since it’s establishment in the year 1999.
CERTIFIED ISO 22000:2005
Nand Persaud & Company Ltd. began the process of becoming ISO 22000 Certified in
July, 2015. We were aware that having a certified Food Safety Management System will
enhance the value of our products to our customers. This certification would propel us
into a class of companies that can proudly claim a focus on quality, food safety and a
commitment to sustaining continual growth. In addition, it would benefit our operations
by providing more transparency, consistency and organization to how we operate.
For the uninitiated, ISO 22000:2005 is a Food Safety Management System that can be
applied to any company in the food industry. The ISO 22000:2005 standards outline all
the requirements for this Food Safety Management System. This is to ensure that the
safety of food during the entire manufacturing process. The challenges of
implementing a food safety management system have pushed us in new and
unimaginable directions from when we started.
In our 27 years of existence, Nand Persaud & Company
Limited has always been committed to the highest standards of ethics and
integrity. We are always responsible to our customers, to our suppliers, to our
employees and their families, to the environments we inhabit, and to the
communities and societies we serve locally and internationally. Our
interactions with all segments of society have always reflected the high
standard we profess. Those values were embedded in the fabric of NPCL by our
founder Mr. Nand Persaud, and have been carried on by the company and its
leadership since his passing more than a decade ago.
Receiving the ISO 22000:2005 certification simply sets us
along a path of enhancing the values we have always had and realizing their
It is our hope that implementing the ISO 22000:2005 Food
Safety Management System will afford us the opportunity to look at our business
practices in totality and set an even higher standard of excellence. We know it
will connect us to the concept of continuous improvement and push us to think
about what exceptional looks like for our products, and then to establish even
higher goals for what we can accomplish.
We are proud to say Nand Persaud & Company Limited is
ISO 22000:2005 certified and this has empowered us to think bigger for our
future, knowing we have the framework in place to achieve it.