Aquaculture supplies half of the seafood and fishery products consumed worldwide today and is gaining global significance as a source of healthy food and income. With the growing world population, the future demand for seafood can only be met by expanded and sustainable aquaculture production. Aquaculture practices are going to become more intensive and will depend increasingly on nutritious and effective feeds Comprising ingredients of superior quality . To meet this challenge, Growel Feeds Pvt. Ltd. provides a wide variety of scientifically formulated and completely balanced nutritional solutions for economically important aquatic species.
With a history spanning over 25 years, The Growel Group initially started with Growel Formulations in 1994, and later expanded to Growel Feeds, Growel Labs and Growel Processors. Growel Hatcheries is in the pipeline to supply high-health seed to aqua farming community. With the vision and mission of well-being of the people working in various verticals of aquaculture, the group named itself as ‘Growel’. It is led by a team of professionals with more than 35 years of experience in the field of aquaculture.
Growel’s feed plant was established in 2010 and currently has the capacity to produce 400,000 MT of various aqua feeds. It produces a wide range of aqua feeds for freshwater and marine fish, vannamei and tiger shrimp. All its facilities are ISO 9001:2015, HACCP, BAP and Halal certified and it adheres to strict quality measures at every stage of the feed manufacturing process. The feeds are precisely formulated depending on the nutritional requirements of the cultured species. Currently, Growel Feeds has more than 200 Business Associates all over India and it also exports feed to 14 different countries. The number of countries coming forward to import Growel feeds is increasing rapidly. Growel has an in-house R&D innovation centre where it continuously tests its feed and develops new products to meet customer needs.
Growel has a state-of-the-art processing plant adhering to European Union & FDA standards. The plant is under maximum automation to enhance productivity and maintain consistent quality. It can produce Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) and Block Frozen products following eco-friendly practices. The equipment and machinery are imported from Iceland, Denmark, Singapore & Japan. This modern processing facility covers an area of 7900 m² , with cold storage capacity of 2400 MT and highest emphasis on sanitation and hygiene. The entire walls and ceiling in the production area and cold storage are insulated with rigid fire resistant German made polyurethane sandwich panels. This enables to maintain a temperature of -20°C consistently. For quality control and assurance there are full-fledged laboratories with modern equipment. Antibiotic, microbiological and organoleptic tests are carried out on a regular basis by experts.
Growel’s commitment to quality, innovation and service has been attributed as the main reason for its success. With its talented workforce backed up by reputed scientists, Growel continuously strives for excellence in aqua feed and seafood production.
Highlights of Growel Feeds
Highlights of Growel Processors
GROWEL’S TIMELINE OF SUCCESS AND EXPANSION
Growel Feeds becomes one of the pioneers in introducing extruded floating fish feed. Begins construction of Unit I.
Growel Feeds inaugurates Unit I with annual production capacity of 60,000 MT.
ISO certification adds to the glory of Growel Feeds. The market base grows rapidly and Unit I expands its annual feed production capacity to 1,20,000 MT.
Growel Feeds begins construction of Unit II for producing shrimp feed and other aqua feed of high value.
Growel Feeds inaugurates Unit II with annual production capacity of 1,80,000 MT and starts manufacturing shrimp feed. Inaugurates Aqua Labs at six places in India.
Growel inaugurates its Processing Plant with state of the art technology.
Growel Feeds increases its annual production capacity of Unit II to 1,88,000 MT for standard grower pellets.
Foundation stone laid for a new feed plant in Odisha with and annual capacity of 76,000 MT fish feed and 37,000 MT shrimp feed.
‘Management is nothing more than motivating other people’-
The key to the success of Growel is its management team which has rich experience of more than 35 years. The Directors have the acumen to spot talent and motivate them to achieve their goals. This has driven the company to scale dizzying heights and it stands tall as one of the largest feed manufacturers and seafood processors in India with a domestic and international customer base. Through statutory compliance and Volunteer activities, Growel keeps reiterating its commitment and accountability to the society it belongs to.