AQUAGRI PROCESSING PVT. LTD.
AquAgri Processing Private Limited (Aquagri) is engaged in the business of production of seaweed based organic products and other agriculture based products. It has developed new technologies to cultivate and harvest natural sea plants. The cultivated and processed sea plants are used to produce value-added products that have applications in a variety of industries such as Food Processing, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry.
The Processing Facility of Aquagri has been set up in Manamadurai in Tamiln Nadu. Seaweed farming operations are carried out by the rural self-help groups in Tamil Nadu in Southern India. The technology for producing the Seaweed Extract has been licensed to Aquagri by Central Salt and Marine Chemical Research Institute (CSMCRI). a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Government of India.
IFFCO acquired 50% shareholding in Aquagri Processing Private Ltd through its wholly owned subsidiary IFFCO eBazar Ltd. in May, 2017. IFFCO soon plans to introduce a range of organic and non-chemical based products for crop nutrition as well as protection targeting both the farmers as well as the home gardening segment. These products will leverage seaweeds, fresh water weeds, bio actives using bio-refinery approach to create multiple products b, use of the same biomass.