Greater Noida-based Kanchan Metals (KMPL) is dedicated to offering end-to-end solutions to India’s food processing companies. The company was established in 1984 as an international trading company in non-ferrous metals out of Kolkata and promoted by Sanjeev Gupta, director, Kanchan Metals, and his brother. Speaking of the company’s journey to date, Gupta said, “We became technology partners for leading food producers in India and started offering customization solutions, automation-related technologies, and new products. In 2012 we started our snack food manufacturing plant as a third-party manufacturer for ITC. Later in 2020, we started another unit for ITC for Indian ethnic namkeens.”
From humble beginnings in the late ’90s, Kanchan Metals has entered the food processing machinery space as a sourcing agent for India’s food processors. The company partnered with renowned international food processing equipment manufacturers to offer the Indian market quality equipment and after-sales services of the highest standard.
Manufacturing plants and product portfolio
Kanchan Metals has 20 years of experience in the automation of various international and regional snack food products machines. The company owns three plants at Greater Noida, UP. Snack food and Indian namkeens plants for ITC have large capacities and employ approximately 400 persons. “The plant and machinery are best in class available globally and are automated with no human intervention. Our processes, establishments are ISO 22000 certified, and we employ highly skilled manpower. The combined space occupation for both these plants is 5.5 acres with a built-up space of 175000 square feet,” added Gupta.-Food Tech Biz