Established in 1986, Gardenia Bakeries (KL) Sdn. Bhd. (Gardenia KL) is a joint venture between QAF Limited, a Singapore listed food group which also operates Gardenia Singapore and Gardenia Philippines, and Padiberas National Berhad of Malaysia.
Our bakeries operate 24/7 to ensure that consumers enjoy fresh Gardenia products every day.
Our history dates back to 1969 when American, Horatio Sye Slocumm, armed with 35 years of baking experience from a leading American bakery chain, was sent by the International Executive Service Corporation (IESC) to Malaysia to start a bakery.
Today, Gardenia is Southeast Asia’s leading bread manufacturer. We operate bakeries in Malaysia and produce *53 types of products daily, including a wide range of breads, buns, rolls, cakes, waffles, wraps and other products like spreads and yellow noodles.
Certification and Achievements
2021 marks the 35th anniversary of the first loaf of bread rolling off Gardenia’s production line. There have been many notable achievements over the years.
2002: Quality Management Systems ISO 9001, SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd.
2005: MS 1480:1999 – Food Safety according to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) System, SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd.
2020: Food Safety Management System ISO22000:2018.
2021: Malaysia PR Awards 2021 - Corporate Branding Category (Bronze) by the Public Relation & Communication Association of Malaysia (PRCA Malaysia)
2021: Putra Brand Awards – Putra Brand of the Year 2020 & Platinum Award.
2019: Putra Brand Awards – Platinum Award & Hall of Fame.
2015: Putra Brand Awards – The Putra Malaysian Marketer of the Year.
2010 - 2018: Putra Brand Awards - GARDENIA Malaysia (Gold award), Association of Accredited Advertising Agents (endorsed by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation) Consumers’ survey on the Most Preferred Brand (Foodstuff category)
2011: Malaysia’s Top Ten Brands 2011-Gardenia Malaysia (3rd Place), The Nielsen Company, Superbrands survey.
2009: Malaysia’s Top Ten Brands 2009 - Gardenia Malaysia (7th Place), The Nielsen Company, Superbrands survey.
2008: Malaysia’s Choice Award 2008, Superbrands Malaysia.
2006: Superbrands Consumers’ Choice Award, Superbrands Malaysia.
2002, 2003/2004, 2005: Superbrands Awards for 3 consecutive terms, Superbrands Malaysia.
2001: Best Supplier 2001(Category: Bread), Dairy Farm Giant Retail.