The location of Plant Lipids manufacturing plants across India allow access to best quality raw material at all times.
Plant Lipids has world class manufacturing, research and testing facilties across three states in India (see map). Separate extraction batteries exist for black pepper, capsicum, paprika, turmeric, ginger, nutmeg and celery. Additional multi-purpose units have been set up for other spices.
A large number of steam distillation facilities for different oils, a battery of solvent extraction units, latest drying facilities, a spray drier for the micro-encapsulation and a Government award winning effluent treatment set up are some of the significant facilities that has helped in Plant Lipids' remarkable success.
Plant Lipids has its main facility strategically located on the spice growing foothills of the Western Ghats, Kerala, India.
With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in India and the finest resource of spices and floral extracts, the products reach markets worldwide.
Plant Lipids was the first company in India to get the ISO 22000:2005 certification and believes in strict quality standards at all its manufacturing facilities. Plant Lipids concern for the environment and contribution towards upkeep of high standards of pollution control, have earned Plant Lipids, Government awards for many consecutive years.
There are 14 plants that process over 75 MT of raw material per day which includes a micro-encapsulation facility. The Oleoresin and Essential Oils produced here are Ajowan Seed, Black Pepper, Calamus, Capsicum, Cardamom, Cassia Bark, Celery Seed, Cinnamon leaf, Clove Bud, Clove Leaf, Coriander Seed, Cumin Seed, Curry Leaf, Curcuma Aromatica, Davana, Fennel Seed, Fenugreek, Galangal, Garlic, Ginger, Java Galangal, Juniper Berry, Lemon Grass, Mace, Nutmeg, Olibanum Resinoid, Onion, Palmarosa, Parsley Seed, Rosemary Extract, Turmeric, Vanilla Extract, Vetiver , White Pepper.
Plant Lipids has 4 Extraction plants at Bangalore operating under the name Tropical Flavours Pvt. Ltd. The full fledged distillation plant has the capacity to produce 100 tonnes of raw material a day as the facility benefits from being close to the main paprika growing area of India. The extraction facility has both, continuous and batch extraction capabilities.
With traditional paprika growing countries not being able to meet the growing demand, Indian material has gained a leading edge in the world market. With its proximity to the source of supply, Plant Lipids enjoys a consistent supply of raw materials.
The plant at Bangalore, has helped expand capacity to over 950 tonnes of Paprika Oleoresin, establishing Plant Lipids as one of the largest producers in the world.
The Plant is focused on the production of Marigold, Floral, Herbal & Ayurvedic extracts. Tapping on the abundant supply of Ayurvedic plants in India, Plant Lipids has become a reliable source for these extracts.
The Bangalore facility also produces Davana oil. The most favoured flavour of Davana oil comes from the Bangalore plantations.
Plant Lipids is the largest producer of Davana oil in the world.
Hyderabad is the heart of the chilli growing areas of India, namely Guntur, Warangal, Khammam. Plant Lipids has a continuous extraction plant with a capacity to process 30 tonnes of raw material a day.