About Us

About Us

Aftab Bahumukhi Farms Ltd is the only integrated and the largest poultry industry in Bangladesh that maintains the whole poultry chain from Grand Parent to Further Processed Chicken. Since its inception in 1991.

Aftab Bahumukhi Farms Ltd (ABFL) has launched a social campaign for alleviation of poverty and creation of self-employment. A number of its products and services has emerged as a means of livelihood both to men and women of the rural areas. Industrial and farming projects, better healthcare, educational privileges and many other social activities are being facilitated at Bhagalpur and its adjacent 6 upozillas with the establishment of agro-based industries, Jahurul Islam Medical College and Hospital and general educational institutions under the management of Islam Group. As a result, the village Bhagalpur and its adjacent upozillas are being turned into an academic-cum commercial center through which the people are able to earn honest money, get proper education and enjoy better health services. All these benefits and privileges bring changes in their thinking, life style, mentality, attitude and behavior. The locality is now humming with new life and economic activities. In due course Aftab Bahumukhi Farms Ltd., Aftab Hatchery Ltd., Aftab Feed Products Ltd. and Aftab G. P. Farms Ltd. will play a dominant role in shaping the lot of the village and national economy as a whole.

History

Aftab Bahumukhi Farms Ltd (ABFL) was established in 1991. It is the largest and the only integrated poultry business in Bangladesh. ABFL maintains the whole poultry chain from the rearing and import of Grandparent chicks to Further Processed Chicken through its affiliate company chain.  ABFL maintains the international HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point) standards at the plant which ensures the highest levels of food safety and hygiene

Hygiene and Safety Commitment

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AHL maintains the strictest safety guidelines to ensure that the poultry is always protected from disease and cross contamination. We feed our poultry only the most superior feed in the market sourced from our subsidiary, Aftab Feed Products Ltd. This ensures that quality and transparency is maintained throughout the production process.

one_1 Our mission is to provide healthy, nutritious and safe food to consumers through constant innovation and operational excellence. We build value for our investors through the strength of our customer satisfaction and superior products.

one_2 Our vision is to to be a premium food and agro business in Asia.

one_3 Aftab Hatchery believes that good ethics is the foundation for good business. We believe in showing fairness and respect to our clients, partners, society and environment.

zahurulJahurul Islam (1928-1995) was a legendary entrepreneur and social activist of Bangladesh. He was the founder of Islam Group, the first and one of the largest diversified groups of companies in Bangladesh that includes construction, real estate, international trade, pharmaceuticals and agriculture.

Jahurul Islam’s career began as a contractor. In 1951, he established Bengal Development Corporation, a construction company. In 1964, he correctly predicted that Dhaka would experience a housing crisis and was able to respond to the crisis through the establishment of his own real estate development company, Eastern Housing Ltd. To date, Eastern Housing remains one of the most recognized names in Bangladesh real estate industry.

Jahurul Islam’s professional successes were only surpassed by his philanthropy. In 1989, he established the Jahurul Islam Medical College and Hospital, in his hometown of Bhagalpur. This large teaching hospital is happily located in one of the most beautiful campuses in Bangladesh. The hospital has 500 beds and offers 24 hour emergency care. The medical and nursing institutes are one of the best private medical institutions in Bangladesh with a strong focus on academic excellence.The hospital, colleges and campus are all maintained by Islam Group in the honour and memory of its legendary founder and chairman.

AHL, Hatchery (Commercial & GP)

Petersime nv, Belgium: Setter, Hatcher and HVAC supplier for our Commercial & GP Hatchery.
Moba, The Netherlands: Egg Grading Machine supplier for Commercial & GP Hatchery.

AHL, Breeder Farm (GP & PS):

AGCO GSI GROUP, USA (CUMBERLAND): Poultry keeping equipment supplier for GP & PS Breeder Farm.
AGCO GSI GROUP, USA (CUMBERLAND): Poultry keeping equipment supplier for GP & PS Breeder Farm.
AGCO GSI GROUP, USA (CUMBERLAND): Poultry keeping equipment supplier for GP & PS Breeder Farm.
Hired Hand, USA: Prefab Poultry Breeder House.
SKA, Italy: Poultry keeping equipment supplier for GP & PS Breeder Farm.

ABFL, Feed Mill

Zheng Chang, China: Chinese largest Feed Mill Manufacturer Brand. Supplied our oldest Commercial Floating Feed Plant.
Van Aarsen, The Netherlands: Leading Feed Mill Manufacturer in the world. Our state of the art Breeder Feed Mill is being supplied by them.
Skiold, Denmark: European Feed Mill supplier. Supplied our oldest Commercial Feed Plant.
SPK, Taiwan: Our Floating Feed Mill Supplier.

ABFL, Poultry Processing Plant

Marel Stork, The Netherlands: Poultry Processing Equipment Supplier: Our Poultry Processing Equipment supplied by them.
Marel Stork, The Netherlands: Poultry Processing Equipment Supplier: Our Poultry Processing Equipment supplied by them.

ABFL, Further Processing Plant

Deighton Manufacturing, UK: Nugget Line Supplier.
Mouting, Spain: Smoke House Supplier

The Management Committee comprises operational heads and representatives of the Board and is chaired by the Managing Director. The Management committee meets on a monthly basis, is responsible for implementing the decisions of the Board of director and supervising the day to day affairs of the Company and reports to the Board of director at least on a quarterly basis.

Members of the Management Committee are:

Abu Luthfe Fazle Rahim Khan – Managing Director
Mr. Abu Luthfe Fazle Rahim Khan was appointed position of Managing Director of Aftab Hatchery Limited , He also the Managing Director of Aftab Bahumukhi Farms Limited, Aftab Feed Products Limited, Aftab GP Farms Limited; Deputy Director General, Jahurul Islam Medical College and Hospital; Vice-President-Breeders Association of Bangladesh (BAB), Vice-President, World Poultry Science Association, Bangladesh branch (WPSA-BB); General Secretary, Feed Industries Association of Bangladesh (FIAB), Member, Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and industries (FBCCI), In addition Mr. khan was the former Director In-charge, Aftab Autos Ltd. (Furniture Division); Executive Director, Laguna Autos Ltd; Director, Ever Green (DAC) Ltd; Managing Partner, Bengal Packaging and Printing Ltd. Mr. Khan is a graduate in Commerce (B.Com) with (Hon’s) and Masters of Commerce (M.Com) from Dhaka University.

A.T.M. Habib Ullah – Executive Director (Operations)
Mr. A.T.M. Habib Ullah, appointed as Executive Director (Operations) from June 2018 of Aftab Bahumukhi Farms Limited. He is also responsible of Aftab Hatchery Ltd., Aftab Feed Products Ltd., & Aftab G.P Farms Ltd.
Mr Rahman is a Post Graduate in MBA in HRM under Stamford University, Graduate in M.Com in Accounting under University of Dhaka.

Mr. Habib is Chartered Accountant- a fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh – ICAB.

G. H. N. Ershad – Director (Sales)
Mr. G. H. N. Ershad appointed as Director (Sales) in Aftab Feed Products Ltd. Aftab Hatchery Ltd. Aftab Bahumukhi Farms Ltd., & Aftab G.P Farms Ltd.

Mr. Ershad’s former employment as Aman Feed Ltd. & Aman Breeders Ltd. (General Manager – Operation),Kazi Farms Group Keari Ltd. (National Sales Manager),Keari Ltd. (Manager – Marketing),Index Agro Industries Ltd. (Marketing Coordinator),Tophim BD Ltd. (Prima Feed Marketing Company) Shovapur Poultry & Dairy Complex Ltd. (Assistant Manager-Sales),Shovapur Poultry & Dairy Complex Ltd. (In-charge -Commercial Poultry Farming).

Mr. Ershad is complete Diploma in Marketing Coordinator (2012) under kademy of Learning College, Canada,M.Com in Management (1997) under Dhaka College,B.Com (Hons) in Management (1996) under Dhaka College.

Md. Golam Mostafa, ACA – Operative Director (F&A)
Mr. Md. Golam Mostafa, FCA appointed as Operative Director – CFO – Acting as the Head of Finance and Accounts department since April 01, 2018 till today with Aftab Feed Products Ltd., Aftab Bahumukhi Farms Ltd., Aftab Hatchery Ltd., & Aftab G.P Farms Ltd.
Mr. Md. Golam Mostafa is a MBA in Finance from Stamford University, B.Com (Pass) from Chittagong University.

Mr. Mostafa is Chartered Accountant- a fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh – ICAB.