Established in 1979, NAS is an agricultural company owned by Sayyid Al Mutasim Bin Hamoud Al Busaidi. At Present NAS is cultivating over 1400 Acres, producing and exporting Sweet Melons, Watermelons, Beans, Green Peppers, Colour Sweet Bell Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Squash, Eggplants, Lettuce, Mango, Dates, Carrots and Lily Cut Flowers.
Nehad Agronomy Services LLC is the first commercial farming enterprise in Oman, the company is located in the Batinah Region and was established in 1979 with a total area of only 20 acres. At the time of this humble beginning, only a handful of traditional crops were grown. These were dominated by dates, watermelon, sweet melon and tomato. Over the last several decades, the company has grown dramatically in all critical areas of cultivation, product range, post harvest technology, and cold chain management. Nehad Agronomy Services LLC now boasts of a cultivated area of 1400 acres, spread over 6 locations, and produces world class fruits and vegetables. The annual turnover stands at more than US $ 5 million. The product mix not only includes traditional crops like dates, watermelon, sweet melon & tomato, but also exotic items like beans, broccoli, cherry tomato, color peppers, lettuce, sweet peppers, among others.With a farsighted vision, the company took up the challenge of growing lilies in Oman, and now takes pride in the commercial success of the project. Over the years, Nehad Agronomy Services LLC has kept pace with new technologies and global market trends.The crops are produced using proven environmentally safe fertilizers and chemicals, using good agricultural practices. The company has set up its own composting unit for in-house production of organic manures, thus reducing the dependence on chemical fertilizers.
Most operations are mechanized and run by professionally trained staff. Special emphasis is on post harvest technology, including packaging and transportation. The company has the only fully automatic tomato grading line in the entire gulf region, which grades tomatoes on color and weight, catering to any requirement of the customers. The state of the art pack house is equipped with specialized washing machines and sorting belts for carrots, beans and peppers. The company has cold stores within the premises, and a fleet of GPS monitored refrigerated trucks to keep the vegetables and fruits fresh from the farms to the shelves. The company has earned a strong name in the local market and in the neighboring GCC countries, and has a reputation of producing the top quality tomatoes, sweet melons, watermelons, colour bell pepper, beans, carrots, cabbage, lettuce along with dates, mangoes and citris fruits. In addition to the neighboring countries, Nehad Agronomy Services LLC has emerged as a reliable source of quality produce in markets as diverse as Japan and Seychelles.