Ayamas was established in 1982 and it started its first branch in Kuchai Lama, Kuala Lumpur. It was known as KFC Food Processing Sdn Bhd and its function is to supply chicken products to all Malaysian KFC outlets. This was the first company in Malaysia to introduce the sales of chicken and chicken based products such as roaster, chicken rice set, fresh chickens, frozen chickens and etc.
In 1987, the construction of the second branch began. It was named as Ayamas Port Klang, and it was fully operational after one year. The products produced from branches were sold on the open market and it extended its business by selling products in public by retailing it with the formation of Ayamas Convinience Store Sdn Bhd known as Kedai Ayamas Sdn Bhd and Rasa Gourmet Sdn Bhd known as Rasa Ayamas Sdn Bhd in 1996.
On November 19 1993, the company changed its name from KFC Food Processing Sdn Bhd to Ayamas Foor Corporation Sdn Bhd. After a month, it became a public limited company. An underwriting agreement for public was signed in the late of 1994. (Halal Exported 2011) Thus on the 3rd of November, the second board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange was listed. However, in 2004, it supplies chicken products to the domestic market as well to the export markets such as Singapore, Bangladesh, Brunei, Hong Kong and the Middle East.
Every product that the company offers are all HALAL, high quality branded chicken that is hygienically processed. Furthermore, today it has 74 stores nationwide. More and more outlets are being planted every year due to the sale of high quality readymade chickens.