• Sets up Nuts Processing Unit in Kheda – Gujarat with over 100 strong women workforce to meet increasing demand in evolving category of nuts
• Nuts will be marketed under brand – ETG AGRO NATURZ – PRO NUTS in both bulk and consumer pack formats
• Initial launch of Almonds and then expand to Walnuts, Pistachios, and cashews in India
January 22, 2021… ETG Agro India, with its flagship enterprise ETC Agro Processing India Pvt. Ltd, is one of the largest processors and marketers in the global pulse processing industry. It has recently commissioned the state-of-the-art Nuts – Almonds processing plant with over 100 strong women workforce at Kheda, Gujarat. Originally a pulses processor, ETG Agro India’s move to add this new product line and open a new revenue stream comes on the heels of rising demand for nuts in the Indian market. ETG India is all set to expand its scope with addition of new business streams. Almonds cracking lines is just the beginning.
The processing unit is focused on deshelling and processing of almonds and is among the biggest almonds processing plants in India. The plant’s processing capacity is over 10,000 MT 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 in both bulk and consumer pack formats. with almonds and then expand to walnuts, pistachios, and cashews.
ETG Agro India will be sourcing Nuts- such as walnuts/ cashews from domestic growers, and almonds from global origins such as USA and Australia. The company has established partnership with key suppliers. For the year 2021-22, the company is estimating the sales of over 8000 MT.
Almonds are now more in demand, not only as additive but also as quick fix snacking substitute – than many other nut varieties and the key markets are North and West India, but almonds are also making rapid inroads in the East and South markets. Both online and physical distribution networks will be leveraged for end consumer reach. The company has already started supplying to online retailers along with some key brick and mortar format chains. It is focusing on major wholesalers in different cities who are placing the product within general trade.
ETG Agro India stands apart due its integrated agri-infrastructure with proximity to farms and ports across India with 3000+ channel partners and a nationwide distribution network. 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.