Avantha Group company Global Green conferred prestigious CII National Food Safety Award 

by Avantha Group Friday, December 20, 2013

• “Outstanding Performance in Food Safety Excellence” awarded to Oblapura Unit in Bangalore

• Customer base in 50 countries, multinational ‘Seed to shelf’ food company

• All facilities are US FDA registered with C‐TPAT compliance

• Company has IFS,BRC,14001:2004 certifications ISO 22000:2005, Non–GMO,Kosher(OU),HALAL and ISO


The Global Green Company, part of USD 4 billion Avantha Group, has been awarded The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National Award for Food Safety‐2013 for outstanding performance in food safety excellence.
The award was given to Global Green’s Oblapura Unit,Bangalore in the ‘Medium Manufacturing Food Businesses – “Ready to Cook / Food Ingredients/ Intermediary Foods’, for the year 2013 in New Delhi.
The award was received by G. Santhana Krishnan (AVP, Operations, Oblapura Plant) and G.N.V. Umamaheswara Rao (Manager, Quality and Food Safety)

Global Green Company is a ‘seed to shelf’ multinational food company with a worldwide presence across retail, food services and industrial segments. All its facilities are US FDA compliant with C‐TPAT compliance.
The company has developed processes which are environment friendly and have a positive impact on the sustainability of its agri initiatives.Global Green has adopted and implements best practices relating to important areas such as water and soil conservation, reduced application of fertilizers and maintains a tight control on the quality and safety aspects of its product offerings.

Commenting on this prestigious occasion, Avantha Group Company Global Green’s CEO & Managing Director, Mr.Vijai Gill Said " This award is a recognition of Global Green’s commitment towards highest standards of product quality and food safety. Global Green has always believed in implementing the highest level of standards at every element of the chain,
from seed to shelf. It is a very proud moment for everyone at Global Green. I will take this opportunity to express my gratitude to colleagues, vendors and customers for this recognition”.

About The Global Green Company

The Global Green Company is the food division of the Avantha Group, and is one of the sunrise companies within the Group’s investment portfolio. Global Green cultivates processes and markets a large variety of fruits and vegetables, including gherkins, jalapenos, pearl onions,capers,pritamin peppers, sweet and sour cherries,and sweetcorn. The company has its customer base in 50 countries around the world and supplies to some of the world’s largest and most visible retail chains. Global Green operates two state‐of‐the‐art plants in India, which are
located strategically in key growing areas. Its international plants are located in Dunakiliti (Hungary) and Balmazujvaros (Hungary) . The company has IFS, BRC, ISO 22000:2005, Non– GMO, Kosher (OU), HALAL and ISO 14001:2004 certifications and all of the facilities are US FDA registered with C‐TPAT compliance.

For more information on Global Green, please visit www.globalgreengroup.com

About Avantha

The Rs. 25,000 crores (US$4bn) Avantha Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates. Its successful entities in diversified sectors include Crompton Greaves (power transmission and distribution equipment and services), BILT (paper and pulp), The Global Green Company Limited (food processing), Biltech Building Elements Limited (infrastructure), Avantha Power (energy), Salient Business Solutions Limited (IT and ITES), Jg Glass (glass containers).

With a global footprint, the Group operates in 90 countries with more than 25,000 employees worldwide. Led by Gautam Thapar, Avantha demonstrates strong leadership globally and emerges as a focused corporate, leveraging its knowledge, leadership and operations, adding lasting value for its stakeholders and investors.

For more information on Avantha, please visit www.avanthagroup.com

For further information, please contact:

Mrs. Shravani Dang
Vice President & Group Head ‐ Corporate Communications
Avantha Group
Thapar House
124, Janpath, New Delhi 110 001, India
T: +91 11 4169 9282
M:+91 98112 61080
Email: s.dang@avanthagroup.com

The Rs. 25,000 crores (US$4bn) Avantha Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates. Its successful entities in diversified sectors include Crompton Greaves (power transmission and distribution equipment and services),

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