The Fadhili project lies 160 km NW of Dammam in the Fadhili area under Jubail Governerate with a total area, allocated to the Company by the Ministry of Agriculture of around 600,000 sqm (600 km2) or 5,500 hectares. The land is ready for agricultural production with 66 wells including their pipes, pumps and other agricultural requirements. The project also includes an office building for management, residential building for staff and service area that encompasses a repair workshop for equipment, fittings and cars and a storage area for agricultural products including all its requirements such as cardboard boxes, ropes and wires. The project also maintains a large amount of irrigation equipment, milk trucks and other methods to enhance production. The project began it trial run during the season of 1984/85.
Animal Husbandry Project:
Production of fresh milk: the production reached 14.5 million liters per annum and the Company has been marketing this product within and outside the Kingdom with long term contracts
Calf breeding: the production reached about 1800 heads per annum and the management has utilized the female calves in milk production and the males for fattening
Calves fattening: the Company operates a calves fattening operation for the production of fresh meat that is marketed through the Company’s outlets or through long term contracts with its customers
Sheep production: this incorporates fattening as well as production and fattening of sheep and goats and is marketed through the Company’s outlets or through long term contracts with its customers
Production of bio-fertilizers: the Company produces large quantities of bio-fertilizers which is marketed through the Company’s outlet located within the project
Honey production: the Company produces about 1100 half kilo containers annually which is marketed through the Company’s outlets