RisSMart Sabah Branch Fully Operational By Year-end

Last update: 13/08/2017

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 13 (Bernama) -- The Rubber Industry Smallholders Development's (Risda) Smallholders Mart's (RisSMart) branch in Alam Mesra, Sabah, is expected to be fully operational by year-end.

Risda Deputy Director-General for Development, Nasarudin Malek, said the agency was currently renovating it to ensure that it was in line with the concept of it being the collection centre of the products of Risda's entrepreneurs.

"RisSMart will function as the collection and distribution centre for the products of Risda's entrepreneurs in Sabah, We will help them boost the standards of their products through packaging and labelling methods," he told reporters after the launch of the Risda\'s Sabah Entrepreneurs' Carnival 2017 here today.

Sabah's Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Yahya Hussin, who is also Sabah Agriculture and Food Industry Minister, officiated the carnival.

Nasarudin said RisSMart was also a platform to help local entrepreneurs market their products as well as obtain the halal certification from the Malaysian Islamic Development Department.....