“Rakhat” JSC is one of the largest manufacturers of confectioneries in the Kazakhstan with its history of 70 years.
First production of the confectioneries had been arranged in 1942 on the areas of alcoholic beverage factory, using the equipments evacuated from Moscow and Kharkov in the wartime.
About 3500 people work at the “Rakhat” JSC. Production facilities are located on the two sites - in the Almaty and in the Shymkent cities.
Universal nature of the manufacture, its scale and own line of the cocoa beans processing enable the company to hold the broadest assortment of the confectioneries among the domestic manufacturers. As of today the assortment of “Rakhat” JSC includes more than 250 items of various confectioneries, which refers to 10 various groups.
“Rakhat” JSC is the only confectionery enterprise in the Kazakhstan, which developed special production focused on the people, who suffer from diabetes. Assortment of these products includes several items of chocolates, candies, cookies and waffles with the low calorie content and substitution of the sugar for equivalent natural food raw materials.
The distinctiveness of the products of “Rakhat” JSC among other Kazakh manufacturers of confectionery is the priority production of the chocolate with the large variety.
The internal quality system, based on the single responsibility, and overall quality control system had been developed and functioned on the enterprise. This system includes quality control of the food raw materials and products on the all phases of production. The system of the quality management, based on the standards of ST RK ISO 9001-2001, had been developed and introduced at the “Rakhat” JSC.
In 2013, National Center for Expertise and Certification conducted a recertification audit which confirmed the quality management system. The company received the certificate of conformity № KZ O.02.0318 KCC № 0018500 valid until 27.06.2016.
In 2013, the Company developed and introduced quality management system of food based on the principles of HACCP (HACCP - Hazard analysis and critical control points)
The main motive for the introduction of this system was the initiation and implementation of technical regulations of the Customs Union TR CU 021/2011 "Food safety requirements", which regulates the requirements for food safety through risk analysis and critical control points. In 2013, the company was successfully certified by LLP "Almaty Bureau of Certification" for compliance with the state standard of the Republic of Kazakhstan ST RK 1179-2003. The certificate of conformity KZ O.02.0740 KCC № 0022080 valid until 17.07.2016 was obtained. Implementation of HACCP system in "Rakhat" JSC confirmed and clearly demonstrated a compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements in the area of food safety.
For improving energy efficiency in "Rakhat" the energy management system ISO 50001: 2011 was developed and certified in 2014. The certification authority ASTRAIA Certification, s.r.0., Mosta 13,949 01 Nitra, Slovakia issued a certificate № EnMS-2354-2014 valid until 11.06.2017. Implementation of the system allows Rakhat JSC to reduce the energy consumption on the average by 7-13% due to: elimination of the identified unsustainable losses of energy resources and the implementation of operational energy saving potential; introduction of system of calculation and planning of energy consumption standards; development of energy passport of the enterprise; controlling emissions of pollutants into the atmosphere from energy-related activities and improve the microclimate.
Our products are well-known on the domestic market as well as on the markets of the near and far abroad. The “Rakhat” JSC fulfills the policy of the maximum accessibility of its products on the internal market. Sales geography of the “Rakhat” JSC covers whole Kazakhstan, as far as the company realizes the goods in 18 cities, including 14 regional centers. Production distribution in the Almaty realizes by heavy bulk buyers as well as by company retail outlets. Accessibility of the products of “Rakhat” JSC in the other regions has been provided by the establishment of the wide network of distributors (branches), those sale high-quality company products. Currently products of the “RAKHAT” JSC are represented not only on the market of Kazakhstan, but quite beyond the borders of the Kazakhstan: in the territories of Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Germany, China, and Afghanistan as well. For the reasons that the countries of CIS and of far abroad are interested with the products of “Rakhat” JSC, the company plans to increase the production volume and to expand the marketing outlets through bulking of exports volume.
Company takes care of the consumer interests as well as of its employees. Company creates favorable conditions for the personnel for fully and efficiently labours. Company has the canteen with the hot meals for the employees of the first and second shifts; also it has the medical unit with the doctors of higher category, health and fitness center with the sauna and training room. There are the studies classes with the academics for advanced training of the differently-skilled specialists. There have been organized the courses of official language.
In 2013 LOTTE Confectionery the leading confectionery company in South Korea acquired a majority share of Rakhat JSCBack