CALLISONS, a premium supplier of mint oils and flavors, which has a global presence in countries like the United States, China, India, Germany, and Canada, has recently set up their own state-of-the-art manufacturing plant at Chakan, Pune. The facility was officially inaugurated by James R Burgett, president Callisons Inc.
In his keynote address, James R Burgett said, “It gives us immense pleasure to inaugurate the manufacturing unit in Pune, India. In 2014 Callisons took a conscious decision to enter the gamut of flavor creation and expand its manufacturing base beyond the USA and with that in mind, we have invested in setting up of a new unit in China in CY 2017 and in India now in CY 2019.”
“The company has consistently delivered its flavourful expertise to its customers through creativity, sound scientific knowledge and attention to detail. The energetic burst of flavours and tastes are carefully lab tested by experts using the latest technology”, he further added.
Speaking on the occasion, Rajendra P Ghogale, managing director – Callisons Flavors India Pvt Ltd said, “This state-of-the-art R&D and manufacturing facility has been set up with the intention of providing service to Callisons’ global customers in India, SE Asia, and Africa Markets; to reduce lead times and develop flavors to meet regional requirements, to establish a direct presence in the Indian mint growing regions and to reduce costs for mint based flavors in key markets.“
The manufacturing plant at Chakan is set up with a view to manufacturing liquid and dry blends and flavours as well as spray dried products for the beverage, confectionery and oral segment which will be exported to the neighbouring countries.
Callisons plans to take their Corporate Social Responsibility forward by providing mint farmers with sustainable solutions to increase agricultural growth. Women empowerment in the mint growing regions is an area of emphasis as Callisons plan to provide women the skill sets to market their products and provide education to women which would help them reach their highest potential.