Peanut Processor

Welcome to Agrocrops

we sow, you reap

With 50 Years experience, Agrocrops holds a 5% share in the worlds peanut

export market and handles more than
3,000,000 tons of peanuts a year.

Our strategically positioned shelling, grading, importing and warehousing facilities - in the peanut growing green belt and at ports - help us deliver a consistent supply. Local warehousing in large consuming locations enable us to be a reliable partner to consumers such as factories and the local market.
Our ability to handle incremental volume
are the direct result of 755 employees
(direct 155, indirect 600).
Agrocrops not only handles the entire peanut and chilli value chain, but also operates logistics,customs clearance & phytosanitary compliance to ensure you get the best quality at the best price.

We operate on THREE key strategies.

Be indispensable
in our industry

Value chain
Integration

Challenging the
status quo

Because of these shared systems, processes and culture, the whole of
agrocrops is significantly greater than the sum of its parts.
Indian Chilli & Peanuts Exporters
0 Average Sales Volume
per year in Tons
0 Average Sales Value
in US$ (mn)
0 . 0 World Export market
share of peanuthree
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0 Production capacity of peanut / day in tons
0. 0 Debt
in US$ (mn)
Statistics for FY 2017-18
320000 Average Sales Volume
per year in Tons
385 Average Sales Value
in US$ (mn)
4.5 World Export market
share of peanuthree
(%)
780 Production capacity of peanut / day in tons
0.95 Debt
in US$ (mn)
Statistics for FY 2017-18

Our Products

“STRENGTH DOES NOT COME FROM PHYSICAL CAPACITY, IT COMES FROM AN INDOMITABLE WILL.” (MAHATMA GANDHI)

Our will is to be the world’s largest handler of peanuts with best quality. We have also expanded our business by branching into other spices & oilseeds, while keeping peanut & red dry chilli as our core product.

Indian Groundnuts Exporters

Peanuts

Indian peanuts are consumed in over 50 countries.  They are rich in natural oils and have a nutty taste with a pleasing crunch. Our peanuts are procured from the best sources and are processed using cutting edge technology.

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Red Dry Chilli Exporters

red dry chilli

Popular in the international market, Indian red dry chilli comes in a variety of textures and spice levels.  They are available year round.

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Indian Spices Exporters

Other Products

Agrocrops handles a diverse range of products in its trading business, including sesame seeds, raisins, chickpeas, cumin seeds, dil seeds, kalunji, onions. Quality is our guarantee, even though it is a traded product.

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Products

Our Facility

WE OWN OVER 50% OF THE FACILITIES WE OPERATE OUT OF. THIS ALLOWS US TO KEEP OPERATIONAL COSTS DOWN AND ENSURE THE HIGHEST QUALITY. STRATEGIC LOCATION OF THESE RESOURCES ENSURES “RECURRING OPERATIONAL COSTS” ARE KEPT TO MINIMUM. EQUIPPED WITH THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY, OUR WAREHOUSES FOLLOW INTERNATIONAL SAFETY STANDARDS AND SIX SIGMA PRINCIPLES FOR SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY. SUPERIOR PROCESSING CAPABILITIES, QUALITY STANDARDS AND RELIABILITY ARE THE FOUNDATION OUR FACILITIES ARE RUN ON.

Agrocrops Gujarat Factory

Gujarat Factory

Aerial view. The factory is located 15km from the port.

Gujarat Factory

Gujarat Factory

Infeed vibratory conveyor

Gujarat Factory

Aerial view. The factory can process over 500ton of raw nuts per dayInfeed vibratory conveyor

Peanut pass through multi stacked grading machines

Gujarat Factory

Peanut pass through multi stacked grading machines

Automatic packing machine at Gujarat factory

Gujarat Factory

Automatic packing machine that can do 12 bags in a minute, with pack size of 5kg to 1000kg

Multiple packing machines at Gujarat factory

Gujarat Factory

Multiple packing machines are used to double capacity

Gravity machine at Gujarat factory/>

Gujarat Factory

Gravity machine at works. Highly efficient and accurate in cleaning peanuts

finished good storage space at Gujarat factory

Gujarat Factory

A view of the finished good storage space. The entire storage space can stack 3000 tons of peanuts

production floor at Gujarat factory

Gujarat Factory

Full view of the production floor, with 3 feeding points, peanut travel very less distance from start to finish

Ante room at Gujarat factory

Gujarat Factory

Ante room, production environment

Peanut intake station at Gujarat factory

Gujarat Factory

Peanut intake station

storage space at Gujarat factory

Gujarat Factory

A view of the storage space

Onsite production office and lab at Gujarat factory

Gujarat Factory

Onsite production office and lab

Best laser sorter at Gujarat factory

Gujarat Factory

World’s best laser sorter with 4 lasers to sort peanuts

Loading finished goods at Gujarat factory

Gujarat Factory

No hooks are used in loading finished goods.

10 ton/hour line overview

Gujarat Factory

10 ton/hour line overview

Pre-cleaner and Destoner in the works at Chennai factory

Gujarat Factory

Pre-cleaner and Destoner in the works

Shell removing process at Chennai factory

Gujarat Factory

Shell removing process. The machine removes 100% of the shells thru gyration process

On the left 2 ton/hr line and on the right 10ton/hour line

Gujarat Factory

On the left 2 ton/hr line and on the right 10ton/hour line.

Inside the cocoon bag before flushing Co2

Chennai factory

Inside the cocoon bag before flushing Co2

After pre cleaning the raw materials peanut go thru the shell removing process

Chennai factory

On the left 2 ton/hr line and on the right 10ton/hour line.

Overview of the processing line

Chennai factory

Jakarta Warehouse exterior view

Jakarta Warehouse exterior view

Indonesia

Finished Goods storage

Indonesia Warehouse exterior view

Indonesia

Standby trucks for loading peanuts

Finished Goods storage

Gujarat Factory

Jakarta Warehouse exterior view

Standby trucks for loading peanuts

Gujarat Factory

Peanut storage technique being tested with the usage of Cocoons and Co2

Jakarta Warehouse

Indonesia

On the left 2 ton/hr line and on the right 10ton/hour line.

Peanut storage technique being tested with the usage of Cocoons and Co2

Chennai factory

One full bag of peanut is randomly checked for standard specification by the quality auditors

On the left 2 ton/hr line and on the right 10ton/hour line

Chennai factory

Jakarta Warehouse exterior view

One full bag of peanut is randomly checked for standard specification by the quality auditors

Chennai factory

The cocoon bags are being checked for Co2

The cocoon bags are being checked for Co2

Chennai factory

Jakarta Warehouse exterior view

Vietnam Warehouse exterior view

Vietnam

Warehouse interior view

Vietnam Warehouse interior

Vietnam

Warehouse exterior view

  • GMP Certified
  • BRC Food Certified
  • HACCP Certified
  • APEDA
  • fssai
  • Halal India
  • Certified Food Safety Management System
  • KCJ
  • CODEX
  • ISO 9001:2015

Our Quality

WE FOCUS NOT ONLY ON QUALITY BY ITSELF BUT STRIVE TO REDEFINE THE BENCHMARKS OF QUALITY. WE STRONGLY BELIEVE THAT OUR COMPETITIVE EDGE COMES FROM PURSUING INNOVATION AND STRIVING TO SET THE INDUSTRY STANDARD FOR QUALITY. OUR PROPRIETARY TRADEMARK BRAND PNUTKING IS SUCH A MANIFESTATION TOWARDS SETTING NEW INDUSTRY QUALITY & FOOD SAFETY STANDARDS FOR PEANUTS.
Gujarat Production Team
Gujarat Production Team

A 7 member team produce over 450 tons a day

HACCP
HACCP

Cross contamination is managed through separate storage of raw material and monitoring

Input Quality Check
Input Quality Check

Qualified & experienced quality control staff checks for basic parameters such as moisture, appearance, smell and count

Quality Orientation
Quality Orientation

Training & awareness about quality can be seen throughout the facility to orient working members a good quality culture

Quality Orientation
Quality Orientation

Training & awareness about quality can be seen throughout the facility to orient working members a good quality culture

On Site Lab
On Site Lab

On the floor production office & lab helps as ascertain physical, chemical & microbiological results at the spot before allocation of raw material to production

AflaCare For Long Voyage Shipments
AflaCare For Long Voyage Shipments

Transafeliner system is used for long voyage to avoid mould growth, condensation & aflatoxin inflammation

PnutKing Gold Standards
PnutKing Gold Standards

Post production, internal quality control is done using these parameters

Standardised Civil Structures
Standardised Civil Structures

External part of the facility is kept clean to ensure no environmental contamination

Packing Contributes To Quality Too
Packing Contributes To Quality Too

1000 kg and 500 kg sacks are used for storage & sales to ensure lesser infestation, longer shelf-life

Packing Contributes To Quality Too
Packing Contributes To Quality Too

Carton boxing of peanuts to avoid blanched/bald/splits

Quality Is Also About Consistency
Quality Is Also About Consistency

Count consistency for upper and lower count are checked more carefully for factory customers

Precision Machines
Precision Machines

Our factory is the only site in the Asian continent to use American peanut process machines. They are high capacity and proven in peanut processing for over 75 years

Food Safety Process
Food Safety Process

Food safety is our top priority hence our factory work on the basis of non-human touch. It was a big leap for us to move from HPS (Hand Picked & Selected) to non-human touch processing

Laser Sorters
Laser Sorters

The laser sorting machine we use is best in world and best in class. Its a work horse in aflatoxin control

Worldclass Machines
Worldclass Machines

All the machines used in our facility does not require frequent controlling. They work independently after setup

Non-HPS
Non-HPS

Food safety is our top priority hence our factory work on the basis of non-human touch. It was a big leap for us to move from HPS (Hand Picked & Selected) to non-human touch processing

Simple Solutions & Great Quality
Simple Solutions & Great Quality

Use of spirals and peanut flow management reduces wastage and increases higher yield

Simple Solutions & Great Quality
Simple Solutions & Great Quality

Use of slowdown allows peanut to stop and go even in a high speed processing line, thereby reducing quality deterioration

Evaluation With Calibration
Evaluation With Calibration

We use calibration of the testing instruments which possess the Super Hybrid Sensor (SHS) technology with moisture balance feature and accuracy verification with Sodium Tartrate Dihydrate

Hermetics System
Hermetics System

For longer stocking period, cocoons are used with Co2 flush to maintain quality of the peanuts

Process Standards
Process Standards

After packing a clean container and a clean loading is ensured for the safety of the product to transport

Epoxy Flooring
Epoxy Flooring

Epoxy coated flooring for a clean processing environment

Epoxy Flooring
Epoxy Flooring

Epoxy coated flooring for a clean processing environment

Epoxy Flooring
Epoxy Flooring

Epoxy coated flooring for a clean processing environment

Gujarat Production Team
Gujarat Production Team

A 7 member team produce over 450 tons a day

Enclosed Conveyors
Enclosed Conveyors

Enclosed conveyors such as tubular conveyors are used to avoid atmospheric contamination once the produce is cleaned

Epoxy Flooring
EU shipments of Peanuts

Nitrogen filled vacuum packs with palletization & shrink wraps for maximum life of peanut.

Epoxy Flooring
EU shipments of Peanuts

Nitrogen filled vacuum packs with palletization & shrink wraps for maximum life of peanut.

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  • APEDA
  • Spices Board India
  • NAFED
  • All India Spices Exporters Forum
  • FIEO
  • The Solvent Extractors' Association of India
  • Halal India
  • American Peanuts Council
Membership as of FY 2017-18

Our Leadership Team

AGROCROPS HAS A DISTINCTIVE CAPABILITY TO OPERATE AS ONE ORGANIZATION EVEN THOUGH IT IS DIVERSIFIED ACROSS VARIOUS LOCATIONS. EXPERIENCE TRADITION AND PASSION ARE THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND THE TEAM AT AGROCROPS. WE ARE HEADED BY A DIVERSE & WILLING TEAM WHO ARE EXPERIENCED, KNOWLEDGEABLE AND PRACTICAL IN THEIR APPROACH.
Saravanan Lokasundaram

Well-known in the industry as Sara, he is knowledgeable in international trade and has a strong appetite to take calculated risks.  Backed by six sigma knowledge, he is a persistent strategist.

Saravanan Lokasundaram MD
Bhavani Saravanan

Bhavani has been instrumental in steering Agrocrops on its growth path all these years with her capacity as COO. Her core strengths are governance and audit.

Bhavani Saravanan WTD
Sakthi

Pragmatic in approach and strategic in decision making, Sakthi’s key strengths and the needs of agrocrops complement each other very well. Sakthi’s forex abilities are well known amongst the dealing rooms.

Sakthi CFO
Samsu K
Samsu K Production Head
Daman C
Daman C Purchase Head
Karthik N
Karthik N Global Sales Head
Prabakar A
Prabakar A General Manager - EU
Vasu Devan A
Vasu Devan A Documents Head
Arputha Raj
Arputha Raj Logistics Head
Baskar R
Baskar R Chief Engineer
Kumar M
Kumar M Admin
Sundari A
Sundari A Purchase Manager
Pacita P
Pacita P General Manager - Philippines
Sun Ho
Sun Ho General Manager - Indonesia
Hem C
Hem C Plant Manager
LAXMIKANT  G
LAXMIKANT G Product Head - Chilli
Senthil V
Senthil V Manager Shipping
Dhana SM
Dhana SM Shipping Head

Investors

WE ARE THE WORLD’S LARGEST PEANUT BUSINESS WITH A 5% SHARE IN GLOBAL PEANUT TRADE. WE HAVE ALSO MAINTAINED NEAR ZERO LEVELS OF DEBT THROUGHOUT AND THIS HELPS US FOCUS ON MAINTAINING YIELD ESPECIALLY DURING DIFFICULT CONDITIONS.
Chairman's Message

Chairmans Message

The world of trading and the world of manufacturing have different perspectives on the peanut business. Although competitive pricing can deliver leadership position in the industry, value creation and sustainability can be achieved only if operated in both segments.

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Shareholding

Shareholding

Established as a public limited company in 2008, Agrocrops has consolidated ownership and control of the company from outsiders to key stakeholders in the company....

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Financial Information

Financial Information

Agrocrops reports it’s annual financial information in the respective country it operates in. Any information related to financial reporting can be obtained by writing to contact@agrocrops.com

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0 Average Sales Volume
per year in Tons
0 Average Sales Value
in US$ (mn)
0 . 0 World Export market
share of peanut
(%)
0 Production capacity of peanut / day in tons
0. 0 Debt
in US$ (mn)
Statistics for FY 2017-18
320000 Average Sales Volume
per year in Tons
385 Average Sales Value
in US$ (mn)
(mn)
4.5 World Export market
share of peanut
(%)
780 Production capacity of peanut / day in tons
0.95 Debt
in US$ (mn)
in US$
(mn)
Statistics for FY 2017-18

BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE

GAINING KNOWLEDGE IS THE FIRST STEP TO WISDOM. SHARING IT, IS THE FIRST STEP TOWARDS HUMANITY.
OUR BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE COVERS THE PRACTICE AND SCIENCE OF PEANUTS IN EVERY ASPECT AS AN AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY.

ABOUT PEANUTS

Botanical and historical information.

PEANUT FARMING

Best & worst practices. Research reports.

PEANUT STORAGE

Storage do’s and don’ts from harvest till consumption. Research reports.

Book of Knowledge

PEANUT PROCESSING

Peanut processing technologies - old and new.

PEANUT PACKING

Research reports.

PEANUT QUALITY

Factors influencing quality. Quality sustaining solutions throughout the peanut’s lifespan.

PEANUT MARKET

Global production and consumption information.

PEANUT USAGE

Everyday and unusual uses.

OUR LOCATIONS

WE HAVE STRATEGICALLY PLACED OUR PROCESSING PLANTS IN THE GREEN BELT OF INDIAN PRODUCING STATES, FOR A COMPETITIVE SUPPLY ADVANTAGE. WE ALSO HAVE IMPORT, WAREHOUSING AND SALES FACILITIES IN ALL THE MAJOR PEANUT-CONSUMING COUNTRIES.
International Offices / Warehouses International Offices / Warehouses
Agrocrops Office Map
Factory Locations Factory Locations
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Career

Career

A group of good individuals make a good organization. Our rapid growth in a short span of time is a testament to the strength and efforts of our team.

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