Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:00:00 GMT | By The Hindu Business Line

Britannia opens new manufacturing unit in Gujarat

A pioneer brand in the bakery and dairy market, Britannia Industries has opened a bakery manufacturing unit in Gujarat

Britannia opens new manufacturing unit in Gujarat (© Reuters)

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Ahmedabad: Britannia Industries Ltd on Wednesday announced the opening of its first manufacturing unit for bakery products in Gujarat at the Jhagadia industrial estate.

The unit, set up at an investment of Rs 75 to 100 crore has a total capacity of producing 45,000 tonne of products per annum, said Varun Berry, Executive Director, in a statement here.

The company has already set up units in Bihar, Odisha and Tamil Nadu. The Jhagadia facility would cater to the markets in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, besides being close to a port for export purposes.

Vinay Singh Kushwaha, Vice President, Supply Chain, said the new biscuit manufacturing facility in Gujarat will produce brands like Good Day, MarieGold, and Bourbon. The factory will employ nearly 750 employees.

Britannia Industries, a leader in the bakery and dairy segments, had annual revenues of over Rs. 6,000 crore. Its products are available across the country in over 35 lakh retail outlets and reach over 40 per cent of Indian homes.

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