About Made In Bhutan – Bhutan A Traders (BAT)
Bhutan A Traders is one of the earliest trading company in Bhutan. Through the decades of trading, our
activities have metamorphosed a few times to handle products in line with changing times, where we
have made a conscious decision to work ethically to provide products that take into account the
protection of our natural environment, sustainable development, and direct benefit to the grass roots
producers and growers.
HISTORY : In the early 1980’s Bhutan had abundance of timber. Timber used to be one of the main
export product from the Kingdom of Bhutan and we were at one point of time was the Only exporter of
timber from Bhutan.
Then with education came the understanding and responsibility of preserving our natural environment
and going for sustainable development. So the Royal Government of Bhutan focused on the
development of agricultural products. And simultaneously, the trading licensing process also started.
After proper licensing procedures came up, our license name was "Sherpa Tshering Fruits Exports" and
we exported only Apples and Oranges from Bhutan.
In late 1990’s the license legal name was changed to “Sherpa Tshering Exports” as more products (apart
from fruits) was being exported, and these were natural minerals mined in Bhutan,namely, Quartzite,
dolomite and lime stone.
In mid-2003 after my father (the license holder died), the license name was changed to "Bhutan Sherpa
Exports” and legally transferred to me. I exported fruits, and organically grown and packaged tea,
incense sticks and powder, Bhutan made statues and hand woven textiles.
Then in early 2017, the license name got changed to Bhutan A Traders. “Bhutan A Traders” is no more
exporting timber due to environment concerns and now concentrates on trading and mainly exporting
Genuine Bhutan Made Products , eatables like (Bhutanese red rice, green tea, dry chilies, mountain
water weeds, safflower tea, etc), textiles, crafts and religious items like incense, scrolls, statues and
many more products, with the main focus being that whatever we export from Bhutan, we Guarantee
that it is 100% Made in Bhutan.
Products are Non Toxic and 100% Organic
In brief, we deal only and only with Bhutan genuine Products- Made In BHUTAN, mostly home produced
which helps the under privileged people of Bhutan to stabilize in a consistent and standard earning.
Bhutan A Traders is a now Brand on its own as we now package most of our products and label them so
that people know more about these products and its authenticity to Bhutan.
Any Bhutanese product which carries the label of “Bhutan A Traders”, can be assured that this product is
Genuinely Made in Bhutan.
Why Choose Our Products:
All Products are Made in Bhutan, authentic and unique only to Bhutan. Products are Hand crafted using the knowledge passed down of age old skills and meticulous works of art, which is why Bhutanese products are of the finest quality, RARE in material and design and very few in numbers.
Bhutan A Traders is a family owned business and we personally check and authenticate that goods we deal in are 100% Bhutanese and Bhutanese made. There are many replicas and look alike of the products but the taste of the foods and the other products that we deal in, are of the highest quality and best natural taste.
We are very sensitive about choosing the products we want to be associated with so that we never ever tarnish the reliability that our fore fathers have earned.
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