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About Alfa Herb


Our origin dates back to 1949 when Mr. Ahmed Hashim Alarakhia started an edibles business in Aden, Yemen. His son, Hussain Ahmed moved to Karachi-Pakistan in 1967 and founded Alfarid Corporation five years later. The Company, with its new name and support of the primary office in Aden, has experienced unparalleled success in the export and import of agro-products tailored specifically to the requirements of its clients. Over the years, Alfarid has earned the business and respect of firms and industries throughout its main service areas and today, AFC is an undisputed leader with a substantial list of domestic and international clients. AFC is continuously exploring new opportunities and emerging markets.


Established as a trading agency in 1972 in Karachi, Pakistan, Alfarid Corporation currently holds a premier and reputable position in promoting the agro produces of Pakistan. Through our established relationships, vast resources and continued dedication to set the industry standard, AFC is positioned to remain a leader in the commercial exports of rice, spices, medicinal herbs, dried fruits, seeds, crude drugs, botanical plants and various other agro-based products of Pakistan. Nonetheless, importing medicinal herbs to support the inland requirements of the pharmaceutical and the beverage industries also falls within the Company’s profile.

At Alfarid, our pledge to excellence is unparalleled and our commitment to continually exceed the expectations of our partners, clients, suppliers and employees is unwavering. Our management is persistent with respect to the deals it undertakes and gives every trading partner the individual attention required to build a successful trading relationship. With over three decades of experience, we are confident that your company will find Alfarid Corporation to be an ideal match for your operation’s supply needs.

Mission Statement

We serve our clients as a trusted ally, providing them with the loyalty of a true business partner. We believe in treating our employees as family, as they are our strength. We are committed to mutually shared values and believe in achieving the highest levels of customer satisfaction, with extraordinary emphasis on the creation of value. The Company is committed to quality management and continually strives to improve processes for its clients. In this fashion, we ensure that our quality goals and growth plans are met.


To be recognized and respected as a leader in quality and value in the industries we serve, while expanding into new markets.


We follow a professional approach in imparting our responsibilities. Hence, all of our dealings reflect the highest standards of accountability, punctuality, customer focus and integrity. We recognize that it is these values that have led to our success.


Alfarid Corporation is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company and globally recognized as a premier exporting firm of Rice, Herbs, Gums & Resins, Spices & Seeds and Dry Fruits. Alfarid is a registered member of The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and internationally recognized by associations such as the Rice Export Association of Pakistan (REAP), Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Alibaba Trust Pass and Herbs Merchants Association.