Edward B Beharry & Co. Ltd. Was born in 1937, it began as an importer, wholesalers and retailer of food products and naturally incorporated several agencies into its line of items. In March of 1959 Edward B. Beharry took his first of many bold steps when he entered into the manufacturing arena producing Baking Powder. The company has over the years expanded its product line to include Curry Powder, Custard Powder, Black Pepper, Coffee, Confectionery, Bubble Gum, Paper Bags and most recently Pasta.
In June 1989 the bold step to enter in the financial arena was taken and Secure International Trust Co. Ltd. Was born, which now operates under Secure International Finance Co. Ltd. The first major acquisition of Edward B. Beharry & Co. Ltd. was that of North American Life Insurance Co. Ltd., which is now North American Life and Fire Insurance Co. Ltd. The acquisition continues in July 1994 with Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry.
In March 1993 Beharry Stock Brokers was born. Beharry Automotive Ltd. was established in 1994 as the exclusive distributor of the Toyota brand vehicle in Guyana.
In 1997, Edward B. Beharry & Co. Ltd. embarked on a major retooling campaign of its manufacturing division and when completed it is expected that in excess of US$M27.5 would have been expended.
In 1998, Edward B. Beharry & Co. Ltd. through Secure International Finance Co. Ltd. invested in the ailing Sterling Products Limited. In 1999, the Bank of Guyana issued a license for Guyana Americas Merchant Bank Inc. This would be Guyana’s first Merchant Bank which is a joint venture between Secure International, GBTI and IFC.
In 2005, Edward B. Beharry & Co. Ltd. received ISO: 9001:2000 certification for its Confectionery Products. All of our products are now ISO certified.
Our new US$8M pasta plant and our US$4M expansion to the Chowmein line are now fully operational. During 2006 Edward B. Beharry & Co. Ltd. open a distribution company in Suriname and in May 2007 the venture was extended to Trinidad.
Edward B. Beharry & Co. Ltd will continue to strive for quality and service for all its customers and well wishers alike. For Quality is Every Body’s Business at EBB.