Currently Sabah is still below the level of self-sufficiency in terms of local rice production. In order to fulfill the demand from a rapid population increase within Sabah, almost 70% of rice supply is coming from an import source mainly from countries like Thailand and Vietnam. Sabaras Sdn. Bhd., established as a join venture firm between the LKTNS and Malamega Sdn. Bhd., to support and strengthen the local rice market and value chain. The main activity of the firm is to package and distribute of local rice production to local retailers around Kota Kinabalu area. It is the goal of the firm to extend the operation to the other districts in Sabah like Keningau mainly the rural areas.