We are an integrated sugar and other allied products manufacturing company operating from Belgaum District in the State of Karnataka which is designated as one of the “High Recovery zones” for sugar production by Government of India. We operate a single location sugar unit having licensed crushing capacity of 11,000 TCD. In addition to sugar we also manufacture other allied products like Rectified Spirits, Extra-Neutral Spirits, Natural Alcohol Vinegar (Vinegar), Compost, Carbon dioxide (CO2), etc. and are further engaged in the generation of Power for captive consumption as well as external sale. Our business can hence be broken up into four main segments namely Sugar, Co-Generation, Distillery and Natural Alcohol Vinegar (Vinegar).
In the year 2001, we commenced operations of Distillery Unit such as Rectified Spirit and Extra Neutral Spirit. In the year 2006, our Company implemented backward integration and began commercial operations for Sugar manufacture from sugarcane, along with Co-Generation capabilities. During the year 2008, we began bottling of Indian Made Liquor, subsequently Indian Made Liquor (IML) manufacturing discontinued in the year 2020.
Currently our integrated unit processes sugarcanes to produce sugar and the by-product bagasse is used to generate electricity for captive use and commercial sale, and molasses/sugarcane syrup is used to manufacture Rectified Spirit, ENA and Ethanol. We also make Vinegar, Press-mud and Compost. Over the years, we have expanded the production / manufacturing capacities of all our products. Our present licensed manufacturing capacity for our various products is given below:
|Current Approved Capacity
|Rectified Spirit / Ethanol
|Extra Neutral Alcohol (ENA)
|Electricity / Power
|2,80,800 MW Hr
(1) The above licensed capacities are equivalent to a total Sugarcane crushing capacity of 11,000 TCD working for approximately 200 days per year (Crushing Season) at an average 11% recovery rate for sugar.