Biofact Life Sdn Bhd was founded by a very young and enterprising gentleman who is also the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Vince Chua. Although Vince is not professionally trained in the fields of science, biotechnology, manufacturing, marketing and branding, his entrepreneurial foresight drove him to run an operation in all these fields. He is the creative mover in successfully changing consumers’ behaviors toward traditional herbs, by having extensive biotechnology research & development in analyzing these herbs, coupled with strong branding; which give birth to the new brand name in the herbal health supplement industry – ‘timo’. BioFact Life Sdn Bhd was incorporated in Malaysia under the Company Act 1965 on 1st February 2005. BioFact Life Sdn Bhd pioneered and specialises in the laboratory cultivation of cordyceps (Dong Chong Xia Cao). The company is one of the pioneer biotechnology companies in the world to employ the latest biotechnology techniques in cordyceps cultivation at reduced cost and improved quality.
The cordyceps are cultivated under low temperature and oxygen conditions and in specially-designed environment that is free from chemical pollution as well as yeast, mould and bacterial contamination.
BioFact Life’s business encompasses a seed-to-shelf approach and as such the company is fully committed to extensive research and development in the production, manufacturing and marketing of BioFact Life cordyceps. To this end, BioFact Life has set up two major divisions, namely a Research and Development division which is primarily responsible for cordyceps cultivation research and a manufacturing division which is responsible for a broad range of herbal products. BioFact Life’s manufacturing plant is GMP and ISO 22000:2005-certified, and thus the quality, safety and efficacy of their manufactured products in the form of capsule, liquid, powder, tablets, pills and ointment are maintained. BioFact Life is also one of the largest herbal healthcare product distributors in Malaysia and has an outstanding track record in offering OEM services.
The company’s range of wellness products can be categorised into the following series:
1. General Health series – Cordyceps King, Cordyceps Essentials
2. Functional Health series – Cordyceps Energy Plus, Cordyceps Brefwell, Cordyceps Steles Plus
3. Men’s Health series – Men Plus, Men Plus Essentials
4. Women’s Health series – Happy Lady, Femm Plus Cordyceps, Prolongevity
5. Kids Health series – IQ Gummy
6. Tea series – Cordyceps NT Aging Tea, Cordyceps Lunger Tea, Cordyceps Immuno Tea
Biofact Life promotes and distributes its range of products under the brand name of ‘Timo’ (reg.) among local consumers of herbal wellness products. In November 2009, the company signed an agreement to launch its products in Vietnam.. Aside from that, Biofact Life’s range of products can also be found in the ASEAN countries.
The company will continue to uphold and pursue its business philosophy of producing excellent quality products. The company believes that scientific and total quality management systems are the keys to achieve this goal.
In that respect, they have established a quality control laboratory to ensure that the products which leave the factory premises are of consistently high quality. All raw materials are sent to the laboratory for inspection and only after they are passed by the laboratory can they be processed in the production line.
Biofact Life is committed to the superior quality of its products as it believes that the key to the success of any product in the market is in its quality.
Among the notable achievements of the company are:
– GMP certifi cation in 2010;
– Golden Bull award in 2009 at the 7th Malaysia’s 100th Outstanding SME event;
– ISO 22000:2005 certification awarded to the company;
– BioNexus status in 2007
– Malaysia Book of World Records in 2007 as the 1st company to cultivate cordyceps in the laboratory