A dedicated unit of ITC's Agri Business Division (ITC-ABD), ITC Spices was established as an independent business in 2004. Located in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh - "the chilli capital of the world" -ITC Spices has emerged as a leader in backward integrated food safe spices. Currently dealing in chilli, turmeric, ginger as well as seed spices (cumin, coriander, fennel, fenugreek and celery) and blended spices, it handles around 35,000 MT annually.
ITC Spices engages extensively with over 10,000 farmer partners across 170 villages with a crop area of over 35,000 hectares to offer customers the finest food safe spices which comply with the most rigorous food safety norms. Through its century-long partnership with farming communities, ITC Spices is uniquely positioned to implement large-scale interventions at the farm level which focus intensely on building sustainability - in terms of agricultural production, livelihoods and environmental resources.
This proactive farm-gate engagement is backed by BRC AA certified manufacturing facilities, a state-of-the-art quality laboratory, a pre-emptive approach to quality assurance and farm-to-fork traceability - enabling ITC Spices to promptly respond to customer needs and stringent global regulatory requirements. As a result, ITC Spices is today a preferred and trusted supplier to major food customers worldwide.
An Indian leader in backward integrated food safe spices
Product Basket: Chilli, Turmeric, Ginger, Seed Spices (Cumin, Coriander, Fennel, Fenugreek & Celery), Blended Spices
Farm Gate Footprint: 10,000+ farmer partners, 170+ villages, 35,000+ hectares growing area
Rainforest Alliance CertifiedTM chilli production. One of the first Rainforest Alliance farm certificates for chilli in India
State-of-the-art BRC 'AA' certified processing facilities
IT-enabled bar coded traceability throughout entire value chain
Superior Product Development Capability: Experienced multi-disciplinary team
Supported by culinary expertise of the Master Chefs of ITC Hotels
NABL certified Quality Lab accredited to ISO 17025 standard
Six Sigma approach to Quality Assurance