Milestones

1950

We were formerly known as
Ben and Company, a sole proprietorship
established in the 1950s, carrying on the
business of food trading and distribution.

Ben and Company was incorporated as an private limited company.

1958
1967

In August 1967, Ben and Company Limited
was listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

1984

Ben and Company changed its name
to QAF Limited.

QAF acquired the Gardenia
bread-making operations in Singapore.

1985
1986

The Gardenia bakery
operations expanded
into Malaysia.

1997

QAF set up Manila’s
first fully automated and
computerised Gardenia
bread plant.

QAF acquired the second largest
brand of packaged bread in Singapore — Bonjour.

2001
2001

QAF acquired the Rivalea
primary production operations
in Australia.

QAF acquired Bakers Maison in Australia.

2004