The Amalgam Group: India’s Food Processing Pioneers
A lot has changed at Amalgam over the last three decades. From a modest beginning as a seafood and spice export business, today it is among the foremost names in India’s processed food industry with three world-class independently managed group companies.
Headquartered in Cochin, Kerala (India), the company was established in 1977. The family owned holding company has joint ventures and alliance partnerships with leading international food companies and is driven by a team of over 2000 skilled and trained personnel generating an annual turnover exceeding US$ 35 million.
In its initial years, the group focused on creating a fully integrated seafood export processing enterprise with hatcheries, feed mills, aqua farms and processing facilities. In the process, Amalgam catalyzed the sub-continent’s nascent seafood industry and has many firsts to its credit. Amalgam.
After establishing itself as the indisputable leader in seafood and aqua feed exports, Amalgam continued to expand its horizons charting a new path of growth. Over the last 5 years the group has restructured its business to focus on three distinct segments of the Indian food industry through three individually managed companies:
Set up India’s first shrimp hatcheries, integrated shrimp farm, shrimp feed mill and Individually Quick Freezing processing plants on both the western and eastern coasts of India
Partnered with Nissin Foods and Itochu Corporation of Japan to establish India’s first Freeze Drying facility to produce food ingredients. This later led to a joint venture to manufacture and retail Bag and Cup Noodles for the domestic Indian market.
Developed India’s first national Cold Chain logistics company in partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation and Unilever, India