A Few Firsts
- Sugar Specialists – Pioneer in India, manufacturing sugar for more than two centuries and always ahead of the innovation curve.
- Market leader with the expertise to manufacture sugar to critical specifications addressing specific customized needs of the food, bakery, confectioneries, beverage & pharmaceutical industries.
- The first fully automated sugar plant at Pudukkottai in 2000.
- Pioneered sugarcane research in India, and runs a R&D center for sugarcane and tissue culture to develop new and improved cane varieties.
- Enriching the lives of more than One Lac farmers by training them on scientific methodologies to increase yield and productivity. Offering value added services to farmers such as GPS mapping, soil testing, water management, sustainable farming practices, to name a few.
Pioneer and Leader…
- 1st Sugar Company in India to start cogeneration of green power using sugar-cane bagasse
- All Cogeneration Power Plants operating on the principle of ‘zero effluents’ ‘zero discharge’ and ‘zero residue’. Process residue converted to soil nutrient for organic fertilizers.
- Contributing to green energy by converting the molasses generated as a by product in the sugar manufacturing process to ethanol, a fuel blend which helps reduce automotive pollution and the country’s oil import bill
- Conserving ground water – our factories are structured to minimize ground water extraction by reusing and recycling the water for various process applications
- Plants certified for ISO 22000 (Food Safety) and Bonsucro (sustainable sugar cane) to meet the demanding need of discerning customers and reduce water and carbon footprints
- Sugar Specialists –the first to introduce sustainable and scientific methodologies in sugarcane farming through farmer- centric initiatives
Products & Customizations
- High quality, customised grades of pharmaceutical sugar confirming to Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP), British Pharmacopoeia (BP), US Pharmacopoeia (USP), Japanese Pharmacopoeia (JP), European Pharmacopoeia (EP)
- Catering to wide range of pharma applications like tablet coatings, liquid orals, dry syrups, intravenous applications & in drug delivery systems for sustained and extended release products
- Preferred vendor to major, specialty and critical industries such as infant-food, beverages, confectionary, etc.
- The first to launch pure brown sugar under the brand – Amrit with 6 vital nutrients, 10 times more nutrients than Sugar.
- The first to launch Vitamin A fortified sugar in the retail segment – Parry’s Vita