ITC has rolled out its largest integrated food manufacturing and logistics facility at Kapurthala in state of Punjab with the first-ever wheat mandi unit to procure the grain from farmers, besides other FMCG units. The facility is spread across 8 lakh square feet and entailed an initial investment of Rs 1,500 crore.
The facility when operational, will create direct employment of over 2,000 people, besides indirect employment throughout the value chain. The plant will manufacture the company's popular food brands such as Aashirvaad, Bingo!, Sunfeast, YiPPee! and B Natural, among others.
ITC has business a interests in cigarettes, hotels, paperboards and specialty papers, packaging, agri-business, packaged foods and confectionery, information technology, branded apparel, personal care, stationery, safety matches and other FMCG products.