In the year 1960, a small plant in Tadepalligudem marked the humble beginnings of what would evolve into a powerhouse conglomerate known as 3F Industries Limited. Over the span of 60 years, this Indian multinational corporation, formerly known as Foods Fats & Fertilisers Ltd, has etched an indelible mark on the global business landscape.
Journey through the Years
Founded by the visionary Shri Balkishan Goenka, 3F Industries Limited has grown into a multifaceted organisation with a diverse portfolio of products. The company's commendable reputation extends beyond Indian borders, with operations in Singapore, the Middle-East, Vietnam, and West African countries. Employing over 1500 individuals, 3F Industries boasts a customer base that includes some of the world's most renowned companies.
The company's extensive portfolio encompasses Bakery Fats, Fats for Frozen Desserts, Fatty Acids, Deoiled Cakes, Glycerin, Margarine, Refined Oils, Soap Noodles & Toilet Soaps, Specialty Fats & Confectionery Fats, Stearic Acid, dimer fatty acid, Waxes, and more. In addition to its core business activities, 3F Industries is engaged in Power Generation, International Trading in Commodities, and Research & Development.
Production Variation and Facilities
As pioneers in the production and introduction of Rice Bran Oil in India, the company emerged as trailblazers in the industry. It holds the distinction of being the initial entity to set up a dry and solvent fractionation plant in the country.
Established in the year 1960, the manufacturing facility is comprehensively equipped for refining, fractionation, crushing and pressing, power cogeneration, steam generation, and water treatment, among other processes. The company maintains rigorous quality control measures at every stage of the production cycle. Additionally, its research and development facility consistently innovates to create high-quality products that undergo thorough scrutiny adhering to stringent quality standards.
In Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, a state-of-the-art, fully automated refinery and Oleochemical plants have been established with a substantial investment of INR 2 Billion. The modern 800 TPD edible oil refinery located at Krishnapatnam, along with the 400 TPD Oleochemical Manufacturing Plant, delivers high-quality products leveraging cutting-edge technology sourced from Desmet Ballestra (Belgium) and Binacchi & Co. (Italy). The integrated oleochemical plant is seamlessly connected to our Crude Palm Oil Refining Unit, ensuring efficient feedstock supply and streamlined distribution and export of finished products. The strategic location offers proximity to National Highways as well as Krishnapatnam and Chennai Ports, facilitating a well-connected and agile operation. They have also established a manufacturing facility at Ghana from 2009.
Commitment to the Society
Beyond the realm of business, 3F Industries Limited stands out for its commitment to philanthropic initiatives in education and community service. This reflects the enduring values instilled by the founder, Shri Balkishan Goenka, who envisioned the group as a catalyst for the promotion of industry in rural India and a force for social progress. The company has consistently strived to create economic value, contribute to a healthy ecosystem, and build strong communities.
Mission and Vision
The corporate culture at 3F Industries is rooted in key values that guide its every endeavour. A profound love for the work undertaken, respect for the organisation and its core values, transparency with associates and business partners, and a commitment to being a responsible citizen with concern for society are the pillars that uphold the company's ethos.
Shri Balkishan Goenka's words, "Charaiveti, Charaiveti" ("Keep moving, keep moving"), serve as a perpetual source of inspiration for the company's employees, encouraging them to forge ahead with determination and resilience.
The company's vision revolves around becoming a globally admired leader in the industries it operates in, constantly striving to attain new heights. 3F Industries is dedicated to relentlessly pursuing new opportunities while upholding the highest standards of corporate governance. Additionally, the company places a strong emphasis on nurturing human values and demonstrating concern for society, solidifying its role as a responsible corporate citizen.
As 3F Industries Limited continues to evolve and adapt to the dynamic global business landscape, its journey is marked not only by commercial success but also by a steadfast commitment to social responsibility and ethical business practices. With a rich history and an eye on the future, 3F Industries stands as a beacon of excellence in the business world.