With a turnover of Rs 3500 cr, Emami Biotech Limited is the edible oil and biodiesel arm of the Rs7000 cr Kolkata based business conglomerate – Emami Group of Companies.
Edible Oil – The maker of the popular edible oil brand Healthy & Tasty, Emami Biotech is the 3rd largest edible oil refineries in India with a capacity of producing 3600 tonnes per day edible oil in their plants located at West Bengal and Krishnapatnam. Launched in 2010 in West Bengal, Healthy and Tasty is the second largest brand in the State with strong presence in Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and Karnataka. The Company, under the Healthy and Tasty brand, manufactures & markets edible oil varieties like Mustard oil, Sunflower Oil, Rice Bran Oil, Palm Oil, Soyabean Oil, beside other blended oils. The company has plans to roll out its brand nationally soon.
With an investment of Rs.340 cr, Emami Biotech expanded its refining capacity at its Haldia Plant to 2200 tonnes per day in August 2012 to manufacture Refined Palm Oil, Soyabean Oil, Refined Sunflower Oil, Refined Rice Bran Oil. The company envisaged and successfully commissioned a greenfield project in Krishnapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) in February 2012 at a cost of Rs.240 cr with a capacity of 1400 tonnes per day to produce Refined Palm Oil, Refined Sunflower Oil and Vanaspati.
Emami Biotech plans to set up its third refining facility in Western India, with a capacity of 1,500 tonnes per day to expand its presence n other parts of the country.
Biodiesel - Besides edible oil, Emami Biotech Limited is also one of the frontrunners in the biodiesel industry in India and is the largest exporter of biodiesel to Europe from India. Pledged towards a better environment, the Company set up its bio-diesel arm in Haldia, West Bengal, way back in 2006.
The state-of-the-art 300 tonnes per day multi-feed stock bio-diesel plant at Haldia is the largest and the first of its kind in eastern India, set up at a cost of Rs. 150 crore, in technical collaboration with DesmetBallestra of Italy. The plant has received the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification from Germany in May 2014 which enables it to export Sustainable Biodiesel to European Union at a premium. Conforming to stringent European Union Standard (EN14214) norms as well as the benchmark standards set by BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards), Emami Biotech Limited is determined to give greener substitutes for petroleum derivatives to fulfill the energy needs of the country and protect the environment.