Ghodawat Foods International Pvt. Ltd. (GFIPL) inaugurated its first fully integrated and state-of-the-art plant for producing dairy beverages and juices in Tetra Pak cartons at Chipri in Kolhapur district. The facility hosts two filling lines by Tetra Pak that will process and pack the beverages using special aseptic technology. This technology produces beverages without preservatives, in paper-based aseptic cartons that keep the beverage safe for up to 6 months. The Tetra Pak lines will produce two popular pack variants -Tetra Brik® Aseptic (160ml) and Tetra Classic® Aseptic (90ml).
The plant was inaugurated on 28th February’2019, which is also celebrated by Ghodawat Foods as the Founder’s Day, and also coincided with the 54th birthday of Mr. Sanjay Ghodawat – Chairman, Ghodawat Group.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Sanjay Ghodawat, Chairman – Ghodawat group said, ‘My dream is to make Kolhapur a manufacturing hub and help it grow beyond what it is today. We are very excited about this new facility, which will cater to all leading F&B companies in India. This will generate employment for over 300 people and will help Kolhapur make strong strides towards making its mark on the world map. At Sanjay Ghodawat Group, we have always believed in investing in the best of technology. We are pleased to have partnered with Tetra Pak for this unit and together we will meet and exceed the goals that we have set for this unit.”
Mr. Ashutosh Manohar, Managing Director, Tetra Pak South Asia said, “We are very happy to have the opportunity to partner Sanjay Ghodawat Group in their growth journey. With this new partnership, we will share the best of our global experience and expertise as end-to-end solutions providers for the F&B industry and add as much value to Ghodawat Foods as we can, to help them realize their business ambitions.”
ABOUT SANJAY GHODAWAT GROUP
GFIPL is the Food & Beverages arm of Sanjay Ghodawat Group, which is a diversified business conglomerate, with interests in Aviation, Consumer Products, Education, Energy, Food Processing, Mining, Real Estate, and Textiles. It has the strength of over 10,000 employees across different business verticals and over 15,000 students at Sanjay Ghodawat University.
For more information visit www.ghodawat.com
ABOUT TETRA PAK
Tetra Pak is the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 160 countries. With over 24,000 employees around the world, we believe in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business. Our motto, “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD™,” reflects our vision to make food safe and available, everywhere.
More information about Tetra Pak is available at www.tetrapak.com