Tariq Corporation Limited (Formerly Husein Sugar Mills Limited) (The Company) was incorporated on February 14, 1966 in Karachi and received its Certificate for Commencement of Business on April 16, 1966.The Company is listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange and has received the award for Top 25 Companies of Pakistan twice in its fifty-year history. The Company commenced trial production on January 22, 1968 and went into commercial production on February 15, 1968, making it one of the pioneers of Pakistan’s sugar industries. Given the rich history of the company, which is now in its third generation, it enjoys cordial and familial relations with the sugarcane growers of the area.
Current management took control of the Company in 1977 and transformed the Company to its current identity through a continued process of BMR. The existing sugar manufacturing process is based on Defecation Remelt Sulphitation that was changed in 1986- 87 from out-fashioned Double Carbonation Double Sulphitation process.
The plant is located in Jaranwala. Approximately 80KM from Lahore and 40 KM from Faisalabad, Jaranwala is situated in the heart of Punjab’s urban centers. The region is highly suitable for the plantation of sugarcane because of the area’s unique climate and soil conditions. The area has large tracts of land where sugarcane is cultivated and produces approximately 40-45 million maunds of sugarcane a year.
The Company has recently initiated efficiency improvement scheme in which equipment is being installed, which will reduce steam consumption per ton of cane processed. The bagasse saved will help increase revenues and maximize profitability. In fact, various measures have already been completed and positive results have already been achieved, which have been reflected in improved revenue generation and increased profitability of the company.