Facility to earn over Rs.100 crores in foreign exchange annually
Mumbai, 22nd June 2015: The IQF plant of Jain Irrigation’s fruit and vegetable processing division, was inaugurated in Jalgaon by Shri Devendra Phadnavis, Hon’ble CM of Maharashtra on 20th June, 2015 in Jalgaon in the presence of a large number of dignitaries including Shri Eknathrao Khadse, State Revenue and Agriculture Minister; Shri Girish Mahajan, State Water Resource Minister and MPs A.T. Patil and Raksha Khadse.
The IQF plant incorporates both Individual Quick Frozen (IQF) and Block Quick Frozen (BQF) technologies and has 40 TPD IQF capacity and 16 TPD BQF capacity. The IQF plant is designed to handle around 60,000 MT of fruits like mango, banana, pomegranate, papaya, jamun, strawberry, sapota, etc. annually.
The plant has all quality standard certifications like BRC, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 50001, Halal and Kosher.
The products from this IQF facility would be exported to USA, Europe, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Middle East from which the company expects to earn Rs.100 crores in foreign exchange annually.