Gula Padang Terap Sdn Bhd was incorporated on March 14, 1973 to meet the increasing demand for high-quality sugars for both the domestic and export markets.
The GPT factory, located at 45KM, Jalan Padang Sanai, Kuala Nerang in Padang Terap district, at Kedah Darul Aman. After years of continuous expansion and modernization, the factory is today capable of refining up to 200,000 tan per year.
As well as meeting the demand for best-grade sugars, GPT also plays a major role in improving the socio-economic status of the local population in the district of Padang Terap in Kedah. Over the years, GPTSB has not only been providing employment and key business opportunities to the people of Padang Terap, but has also initiated dialogues with community leaders, provided support during natural disasters and taken a keen interest in the overall welfare and wellbeing of the local community through the Corporate Social Responsibility program. GPT has also provided practical training to university and college students and sponsors tuition to needy students within the locality as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility activities.