Qatar Flour Mill was established in 1969 by the Emiri Decree No. (12) of 1969, with a capital of QAR 5 million on a lease for twenty five years. The paid up capital of the company is QAR 66 million and shares are distributed among Qatari shareholders.
The main objective of QFM as specified in the Emir Decree No.12 of 1969 is to import flour & wheat grain and pulverize to grain for 25 years, started from the year 1973. In addition to that, the company to hold reserves of flour and grain to cover the consumption of the country for at least 12 months.
The company possesses its own port with special technical facilities to accommodate larger ships of about 40,000 metric tones of cargo capacity.