Pickle Producer Recounts Painful Truth About His Humble Beginning
From Nurul Hanis Izmir
ALOR SETAR, Jan 20 (Bernama) — Penang-based pickle producer Pak Ali Industries Sdn Bhd shared its success story with small and medium enterprise (SME) entrepreneurs at the Bank Negara Malaysia’s Financial Carnival here today.
Its Managing Director, Alias Ali, who set up the company in 2009, recounted the painful truth about how he started his business with RM15 of his pocket money.
From a humble beginning, Pak Ali Industries’ pickles have expanded nationwide and made inroads into Brunei, Singapore and even Ireland.
The company was crowned the premier winner of the Agrobank’s Excellent Agropreneur Award 2017.
“Starting with six employees in 2009, we now have more than 400 employees and they earn up to RM3,000 a month…..