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13-Dec2018

ITC's arm enters into agreement with James Hutton

ITC's agri-biotech subsidiary -- Technico Agri Sciences (TASL) has entered into an agreement with the UK's James Hutton Institute to source 16 new varieties and 600 new clones of potato for trial and testing in India. These varieties of potato will grow through a process of research and development and evaluation to identify varieties suitable for growing in India in different states. The agreement is initially for a period of five years and is extendable.

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.


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