Godrej Agrovet Limited (GAVL) is a diversified agribusiness company dedicated to improving the productivity of Indian farmers by innovating products and services that sustainably increase crop and livestock yields. With FY2012-13 consolidated sales of Rs. 3,100 crore, GAVL has interests in animal feed, oil palm plantations, agri-inputs and poultry.
The Animal Feed business is India’s largest, producing over 1 million tons annually of high-quality feed and cutting-edge nutrition products for dairy cattle, poultry & aquaculture. GAVL has also entered Bangladesh through a JV with the ACI Group, where it is rapidly becoming a key player in animal feed and poultry breeding.
The Oil Palm Plantation business has over 51000 hectares of smallholder cultivation across AP, Goa, Gujarat, Orissa, TN, Karnataka and Maharashtra. With potential cultivation of 200,000+ hectares, Godrej Agrovet is positioned to significantly reduce India’s crippling dependence on imported edible oil.
The Agri-Inputs business is a niche player in innovative agrochemicals, with strong market share in plant growth promoters, soil conditioners, and cotton herbicides.
The Poultry business, best known for the two brands Real Good Chicken and Yummiez, is now a JV with Tyson Foods.
Godrej Agrovet has 46 manufacturing facilities across India, a network of ~10,000 rural distributors/dealers, and over 2250 employees.