Since commencement of operations in 1979, our passion and philosophy has helped us to provide an unrivalled range of products and services that are innovative yet affordable. Our personal touch and attention to each transaction adds true value that brings about a positive impact on our customer’s growth and prosperity. We understand that each customer has a unique requirement. Our dynamic team of professionals with extensive experience, in-depth knowledge and strong understanding of the various applications across business domains enable us to efficiently serve every diverse requirement we come across.
Today, we are one of the largest producers of spice extracts, essential oils and natural food colours in the world. With a product portfolio ranging from oleoresins, essential oils, natural food colours, specialty extracts, micro- encapsulated products, whole and ground sterilised spices, we supply more than 500 products to over 80 countries worldwide.
Our headquarters is strategically located in the spice growing foothills of Southern India. Plant Lipids has 16 processing plants across 3 Indian states and Sri Lanka. With close to 1000 committed employees we process 200 tons of raw materials each day. We are proud owners of the World’s largest pepper producing facility in Sri Lanka. We have setup dedicated processing plants for Capsicum and Paprika in the growing area itself, thus enabling us to closely monitor and control the quality of the raw material at source. Plant Lipids is today the largest producer and exporter of Oleoresin Capsicum in the World.
Our manufacturing facilities comply with ISO 9001:2008, ISO 22000:2005, Spice House certification, Kosher, Halal etc. The state of the art lab is accredited by NABL (ISO 17025:2005). Strict adherence to quality across processes and consistent upgradation of technology makes Plant Lipids one of the most preferred names in the flavours and fragrance industry.
2013 has seen Plant Lipids receive yet another distinct honour as the Spices board award winner for being the topmost exporter of spice oils and oleoresins.
Increasing urbanization coupled with the ever rising human demand is putting pressure on our environment’s ability to replenish the resources. At Plant Lipids, we are committed to reduce the dependency on non-renewable energy; we reuse and recycle what we can.
As a company focused on agriculture and farmers, our activities are directed towards services that promote a safe, healthy, affordable commodity supply for all of us. Under the IPM chili program we are training farmers on scientific sustainable farming techniques focused on sustainability.
We understand the requirement of renewable energy sources and a part of our investment is directed towards harnessing the wind energy by installing windmills in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. We are also foraying into a solar power plant in Andhra Pradesh.
Our activities are aimed for providing better education, medical aid, need based awareness programs, etc to the needy.
Plant Lipids and its group companies have been at the forefront of the oleoresin and essential oils manufacturing and export business. With products reaching more than 65 countries worldwide, and growing, Plant Lipids today, is one of the largest producers of essential oils and extracts in the world.
Plant Lipids (P) Limited Kolenchery, Cochin - 682 311, Kerala, India.