13 Nov

Sedco Helps Creating Commercial and Industrial Bumiputera Community

Excerpt from Borneo Post (Sabah), 12 Nov 2017

“… Sedco had implemented numerous shophouse projects in Sabah and had provided loans for the purpose of ownership to entrepreneurs and Bumiputera-owned companies.”

“… Sedco also contributed to Sabah, through good financial performance and significant contribution to the sate”

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05 Nov

Visiting Mak Anna’s Sambal Factory

This morning, our Borneo Kaki team visited Mak Anna’s factory in Kg. Dalit, Tuaran.

Mak Anna is the brand name of Puan Deliam Binti Hj Zainuddin, producing various types of sauces and sambal. Puan Deliam is a Muslim Bajau, born in Kota Belud.

Mak Anna banner

 

Humble Beginnings

Prior to the sambal and sauce business, Puan Deliam used to sell vegetables in local markets for almost 20 years. She got the inspiration from one of her customers who suggested her to use her chili to produce chili sauce to increase her revenue. There is no looking back since.

She initially began her operations in her own kitchen in 2010. After receiving good response from her customers, she registered her own company and began proper production in a premise near Kg Tebobon Menggatal.

She took a giant leap of faith in February 2014, when she took a loan from the bank and shifted her operations to the current factory in Kg. Dalit, Jalan Pantai, Tuaran. The new factory is equipped with modern boilers, mixers and packaging machines. This also enables her to apply for MeSTI certification.

Puan Deliam explaining her sambal

Entrepreneur Spirit

Puan Deliam shared her success stories and struggles through the years. She is very glad that her children are very supportive of her business and are willing to sacrifice their time to help her.

“Cabaran kasi hantam saja!”

According to Puan Deliam, one has to be very hardworking to be a successful entrepreneur. There will be lots of challenges along the way and the person has to be persistent and not to give up easily. “Cabaran kasi hantam saja!” she exclaimed.

She has great plans for her company. Other than increasing her production capacity, she will be building a row of shops in front of her factory, which consist of a restaurant and her own sales outlet.

workers packaging Mak Anna products

Product Sales

Currently, you can purchase Mak Anna’s products in most of the supermarket chains. In the near future, Puan Deliam will also be venturing into online sales to capture the local and tourist markets. She is proud to be a member of the Shared Services Outsourcing (SSO) scheme, which assisted her to diversify her sales channels.

mak anna sauces and sambal

 

Our production team compiled the following video of our visit.

 

Location of Mak Anna’s factory

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03 Nov

New batch of Mee Tawau just arrived!

This morning Salsabil Trading Sdn Bhd delivered a new batch of its famous cap Kapal Udang Mee Tawau to our Shared Services Outsourcing (SSO) center in KKIP.

SSO Warehouse in KKIP

SSO Warehouse in KKIP

Barcodes are required for most of the supermarket chains. After unloading the new stock, the Softwise staff labelled each packet with SSO barcode. The fresh noodles will be distributed to supermarkets throughout Sabah tomorrow.

Softwise staff labeling barcodes to SSO products

Mee Tawau Cap Kapal Udang – Salsabil Trading

Mee Tawau Cap Kapal Udang – Salsabil Trading

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