In realizing the priority to develop and encourage bio-agriculture, the Johor State Government has alienated approximately 9,000 acres of land situated in Mukim in Sedili Kecil and Mukim Pantai Timur, District of Kota Tinggi, Johor designated Bio Desaru-The Organic Food Valley and to turn this development into a biotech-driven halal agro food valley and to establish Bio Desaru as one of the State’s catalysts as well as a production hub in realizing the formation of a sustainable “safe and halal food chain”.
Bio Desaru will be a truly distinctive Organic Food Valley, the first of its kind in the region, with Bio-Security as the thrust of its inception.
Bio Desaru is chosen to ride on the existing strength of popular Desaru tourist resort spot which is a prominent brand by itself,and reinforced with the organic strength of the Biotechnological element closely associated with the proposed organic food valley development.
Modern biotechnology presents a holistic solution to a safe, healthy,wholesome way of life, a step towards future human evolution. With the application of state-of-the-art biotechnology and the protection of Biosecurity, Bio Desaru will be a environmental friendly, disease-free zone;its agricultural produce will represent the finest quality of food a farm would produce.
Mindful of the importance of envinromental conservation, Bio Desaru is adopting the latest Beneficial Micro-Organisms solution t ensure that the ecological system remains intact. The extensive use of this proven technology make possible a zero-waste,pollution free,eco-friendly and safe environment.
Compliance and adherence to International standards and Practice will be a requirement for participation in Bio Desaru in order to ensure its supreme quality and standards are maintained at all times.
Bio Desaru is expected to received a total of RM 2.1 billion in investment spanning from organic agriculture of various types of crop to integrated and diversified livestock farming to industrial scale aquaculture and the emergence of a health-concious wellness resort and tourism development.
The business activities of the various farming projects which the interest of Bio Desaru will be guaranteed and realized through joint venture in leasing of the land to the investors.