Prova to open 500-tonne capacity Bangalore flavours plant

By RJ Whitehead

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Prova specialises in coffee extracts, among other flavours
Prova specialises in coffee extracts, among other flavours
French flavour major Prova Flavours, is preparing to open an 10,000-sq-ft Indian manufacturing plant in Bangalore to extract cocoa, coffee and vanilla flavours and extracts in powdered and liquid form. 

The investment is part of Prova’s expansion plans, said Hervé Prime, the company’s chief executive: “To cater for the growing local demand and to provide customers with high-quality products, we will be manufacturing our flavours here with raw material imported from France, alongside those available in India.” 

The plant has come with an investment of €400,000 and will bring capacity of 500 tonnes per year. 

By the end of 2014, we plan to start manufacturing powders, and the manufacturing of liquids will commence in the first trimester of 2015​,” Prime added. 

One-and-a-half years have passed between the establishment of the Indian subsidiary and this opening​. The processing will include extraction and distillation, where care will be take to extract the product in as concentrated a form as possible​.”

With Prova’s focus on building a new customer base in India, the company aims to tap into the market entrepreneurs from the snack, sweet, bakery and dairy industries.

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