Mumbai, September 11, 2021. ETG Agro India, with its subsidiary ETC Agro Processing India Pvt. Ltd, is one of the largest processors and marketers in the global pulse processing industry. The company has recently commissioned a state-of-the-art Nuts processing plant in Kheda, Gujarat. Originally a pulses processor, ETG Agro India’s expansion of its product portfolio to include this niche commodity are aimed at addressing an increasing demand for nuts in the Indian Market. The processing unit has Almond deshelling and processing capabilities, and is one of the biggest almonds processing plants in India, with a processing capacity exceeding 10 000mt of raw almonds per annum. The sorting line is fully operated by the skilled women workers who are deployed to provide hand-picked, assorted, superior quality almonds. Nuts will be marketed under brand – ETG AGRO NATURZ – PRO NUTS.
Mr. Parag Gadre, CEO – ETG Agro India said: “ETG India’s intervention and entry into Nuts business portfolio is a part of larger long - term strategic business plan to diversify into growing foods, commodities, value added processed staples, plant-based protein applications and ingredients which are developing higher resonance amongst consumers. In the near future, the plant also aims to produce nuts ingredients for sweets, biscuits, ice-cream, to name a few. ETG Agro India has put special emphasis on generating employment for local women and accordingly, has employed a workforce of over 100 local women after imparting requisite skill sets to operate the sorting line of the plant. In the next two years, it aims to provide direct employment to more than 300 women from the local community.”
ETG Agro India will be sourcing from domestic growers and global origins.
Both online and physical distribution networks will be leveraged for end consumer reach and additional focus on distribution to major wholesalers in different cities.
ETG Agro India’s integrated agri-infrastructure with proximity to farms and ports across India and a nationwide distribution network allows the group to capture optimal opportunity. Our ISO certified pulses plants in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and West Bengal, with processing capacity of over 5 lakh MT per annum, makes ETG the largest pulses processing Company.
ETG Agro India, through its flagship enterprise ETC Agro Processing India Pvt. Ltd. commands leadership as one of the largest processors and marketers of pulses. The company forms part of the global conglomerate, ETC Group
It has a total pulses processing capacity of 500,000 metric ton per annum (MTPA) across 3 facilities in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and West Bengal and headquartered in Mumbai.
ETG aims to be the leader in value-added multiple agri-commodities by offering daily nourishment and nutrition, serving needs to the consumers and customers through best-in-class quality products and processes.