Bhubaneswar: The tea packaging unit of Tata Consumer Products in Gopalpur Industrial Park of Ganjam district will soon start commercial production.
The trial production has already commenced at the unit which has an annual production capacity of 60 million kg. It will be operated by Amalgamated Plantations Pvt Ltd (APPL), an associate company of Tata Consumer Products.
APPL is a plantation company and the second largest tea producer in India with an annual production of around 40 million kg. It is also one of the leading 3P contract packers for Tata Consumer Products Limited (TCPL) for their FMCG tea business and currently operates 3 tea packing factories, with two in Assam and one in West Bengal.
The unit has been constructed in an area of 16 acre with an investment of Rs 100 crore in the industrial park of Tata Steel Special Economic Zone.
With plug and play infrastructure, multi-modal logistics connectivity, ready environmental clearance and clear land title, Gopalpur Industrial park is emerging as the preferred investment destination of India. Currently, it has a 55,000 TPA ferro chrome plant by Tata Steel, a defence manufacturing unit by Anadrone Systems Private Limited and chrome-based industries by East Coast Overseas Private Limited and Odimet Resources Private Limited.