BACKGROUND

The Food Corporation of Bhutan was established under the Royal Charter issued on 16th August 1974 by His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo in order to institutionalize a centralized procurement and distribution system of essential food supplies in the country.

In 1992, FCB was delinked and registered under the then Companies Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 1989, and later under the Companies Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2000.

Today FCBL functions independently with no financial liabilities and dependence on the government.

Operations of FCBL

  • National Food Security Reserve
  • Trading in Food Items
  • Trading in FMCG Goods
  • Facilitate Agricultural Marketing Services
  • Facilitate School Feeding Program.