Gopaul and Company Limited (GCL) is a wholly owned local company, located at Lots 5A and 5B Macoya Industrial Estate, Macoya, Trinidad. Established in 1973 by Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Gopaul the Company has its genesis in agricultural products, having its roots in Coconut Oil and Honey under the Eastern Brand Label. However, today the company markets a much wider and diverse range of manufactured products both locally and regionally.
The company has grown to include 3 divisions:
- Gopaul and Company Oils & Food Division
- Gopaul and Company Trucking Division; and
- Gopaul and Company Sugar Division
GCL operates presently with over 300 employees.
A Board Of Directors is responsible for providing leadership to the various divisions of which Donald Gopaul is the Chief Executive Officer of the Oil and Foods and Sugar Divisions, and Ralph Gopaul, the Managing Director of the Trucking Division.
The vision of GCL beyond the local market is to turn the Company into an important player in the branded packaged food and household product categories. This is premised on the highly competitive quality products which it distributes and markets.
Over the next two (2) years, GCL intends to consolidate its operations in more than 11 Caribbean countries where it operates and expand into other Caribbean markets outside of Caricom.
At present, GCL operates solely through business representatives in the following destination countries where our brands hold strong market share:
Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Suriname.