Godrej Agrovet Limited The market leader in animal feeds and innovative Agri products in India. A world where ingenious people work with dedication and commitment embracing the new technology to provide customers with consistent quality products. This Company care for people and aims for their smile as a reward.
Godrej entered the business of animal feeds in 1971 starting as a division of Godrej Industries Ltd. (Formerly Godrej Soaps Ltd). To help dairy and poultry farmers rear healthier livestock and make better profits. This division was spun off into a distinctly focused animal feed and agricultural input company in 1991 92 and was named Godrej Agrovet Limited (GAVL).
GAVL with a turnover of Rs. 7 500 million (Approximate as per FY 2003) is the largest marketer of cattle and poultry feeds and the largest in plant growth promoters and urea coating agent in India.
Company since its inception has diversified into related businesses Pesticides Plant growth promoters Plant biotechnology Poultry breeding and chicken processing. In its quest for delighting customers the company has come up with innovative product only one of their kinds in the country Crumbs . Godrej Agrovet Ltd. Controls its operations all over the country through its main units Khanna Chennai Sachin Miraj and Calcutta. These mother units are servicing customers through various processing units across the length and breadth of the country. The company has overtaken the feed business of Hindustan Lever Ltd in January 2000 named Goldmohur Foods Feeds Limited.
The Mother unit at Khanna came into existence in April 1983 as a processing unit owned by M/s Aesthetics Exports Pvt. Ltd. In April 87 Godrej Soaps Limited undertook this in March 1992 Godrej Agrovet Ltd. Came into being and the unit was transferred to it. This Branch deals in Cattle Poultry Rabbit and Fish feed. Manufacturing them in 3 physical forms Mash Pellets and Crumbs. GAVL Khanna is servicing customers in north Indian states of Punjab Haryana J K Himachal Pradesh Delhi Rajasthan and UP. This unit has under its wings three processing units one at Ajmer second at Unnao and third at Kashipur (Uttranchal). The strong distribution network and geographical expansion has made this unit grow in leaps and bounds and with the continuous efforts and ambitions targets unit has achieved over Rs. 82 Crores turnover in 2002 2003.
The Unit is ISO 9001 2000 Certified.
The Unit bagged prestigious Safety award for Zero accident for the year 2002 from Punjab Safety Council.
Company is awarded with National Productivity Award.
Some Milestones in the evolution of Godrej Agrovet s business
Chronology of Events
1971 Started as Animal Feeds division of Godrej Industries Ltd. (Formerly Godrej Soaps Ltd. )
1984 Diversified into Agricultural Inputs
1992 Godrej Agrovet born as a separate corporate entity expanded into Chemical Pesticides
1993 Acquired Unicorn Biotek a Tissue Culture business
1995 Foray into branded chicken Real Good Chicken
1997 Acquired Oil Palm Plantation business of Godrej Industries Ltd. (Formerly Godrej Soaps Ltd. )
1999 Acquired India Poultry Farm s breeding and hatchery business to become an integrated player
2001 Acquired Hindustan Lever s Feed business GOLDMOHUR FOODS FEEDS LTD. (Now a 100 subsidiary of Godrej Agrovet Limited)
GODREJ AGROVET LTD. Has very well distributed and ideally located manufacturing units across the country both own and processing units. The manufacturing units are ideally suited for the production of compound animal feed so as to provide consistent quality of output as required in the respective markets. The infrastructure have been fine tuned to optimize the use of fuel spares and power through in house research. All our own manufacturing locations are ISO 9001 certified.
GAVL has recently added a state of the art Prawn Feed processing plant imported and configured by Idah Machinery Taiwan at its Chennai unit to cater to the exacting quality specifications of this feed. Idah Machinery of Taiwan are the worlds leading manufacturers of aqua feed plants. The plant can manufacture upto 25000 mt per year
Godrej Aqua Feed is available to the farmers for all types of cultures and species cultivated in India. The shrimp feed brands are KAHOCHI (Semi Intensive) HOSHU (Modified extensive) FUSO (Super Extensive) SPARK (Extensive) and for scampi culture MACRO is available. The company has plans to enter into shrimp exports as well as aquaculture related business.
GAVL has a primary focus on the customer the aqua farmer. The farmer is given free technical service through a team of highly dedicated service personnel. GAVL has already started opening aqua labs to provide chemical and microbiological analysis to aid the farmer
Soya Ext, R B Ext, Molasses, Fish Meal, Meat Meal, Maize, Rice Bran etc.
Pirojshanagar Eastern Express Highway
Mumbai, 400079 (Maharashtra) - (India)