Cochin Spices Private Limited.
processor and exporter of a variety of spices
Cochin Spices Private Limited is a world class processor and exporter of a variety of spices to all the developed markets of the world. The processing facilities, located in the Cochin Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) in Cochin (Kerala), India, compares favourably with any similar plant in the world. We are certified ISO 9001:2000 (BVQI, India) and have an integrated HACCP program incorporated into our process manuals. The HACCP programme is certified by BVQI, Netherlands. A very high level of sanitation and hygiene and a comprehensive GMP program that has been awarded an "Excellent" rating by the American Institute of Bakers (AIB), ensures customer satisfaction, the first time and every time.
Cochin Spices was incorporated in 1991 and commenced commercial production in 1992. Started as a joint venture between Tone Brothers Inc., Des Moines, IA, USA and Devon Plantations & Industries Limited, Bangalore, India, it is today a wholly owned subsidiary of Associated British Foods plc, Knightsbridge, London.
We focus on the processing of Black and White Pepper, Red Chillies (Red Peppers), Cochin Ginger and Turmeric (Alleppey & Madras). In addition, through a series of strategic alliances, we have the ability to source and supply Green Pepper Products and Seed Spices.
We procure all our indigenous raw materials directly from the farm level through several approved collecting agents. Raw material procured from other origins are always from reputed suppliers who can assure and stand by the quality of the goods that they supply to us. The processing facilities have modern and state of the art equipment and, through their integrated HACCP program, are able to ensure a very high degree of reliability and adherence to specifications. This is backed up by a very sophisticated Quality Assurance Laboratory staffed by highly trained and qualified personnel. The QA function is integrated to the production and work very closely together to ensure that every bag of product that is shipped conforms to the customer's requirement.
Export containers are stuffed and sealed at our premises and thereby we can ensure control at every stage. We plan production and shipments such that it meets the specific quality and shipment requirements of customers.