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EID Parry

E.I.D-Parry (India) Limited established in the year 1788, became a member of the Murugappa Group in the year 1981.

Parry is the largest sugar producer in South India and one of the top five sugar producers in the country.E.I.D-Parry, a dominant player in sugar with interests in promising areas of bio– pesticides and nutraceuticals, is one of the oldestcompanies in India. It retains a significant presence in the farm inputs business through its subsidiary Coromandel International Ltd. E.I.D-Parry holds a 99% stake in Silkroad Sugar Private Limited, which has a sugar refinery at Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.

E.I.D-Parry set up India’s first sugar plant at Nellikuppam in 1842. The pioneering spirit has seen E.I.D-Parry setting up the first fully automated sugar plant at Pudukottai in 2000, a distillery, and more recently, zero waste integrated sugar complexes.

The Sugar factories of E.I.D-Parry are spread across South India of which four are in Tamil Nadu, one in Puducherry, one in Andhra Pradesh and three in Karnataka, through its subsidiaries Sadashiva Sugars Ltd. and Parrys Sugar Industries Ltd (formerly GMR Industries Ltd). These cater to the food, bakery, confectioneries and beverage manufacturing industries, and are also used in pharma applications. E.I.D-Parry has increased the throughput sugarcane capacity to 32,500 TCD, co-generation capacity to 146 MW and Distillery capacity to 230 KLPD across its sugar mills.


A division of E.I.D-Parry (India) Ltd., Parry Nutraceuticals is a world leader in nutritional food supplements - the leading producer of 100% Vegetarian Certified Organic Spirulina. It is the only one in the world to commercially produce three different species of micro algae on a large scale. Parry Nutraceuticals exports to over 30 countries, the main markets being North America, the EU,Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Australia and New Zealand.

With the global trend moving towards preventive healthcare, Parry Nutraceuticals is at the threshold of a dynamic growth era.

Parry’s Nutraceuticals is the world leader in micro algae technology comprising organic spirulina and natural Beta Carotenoids-Dunaliella Salina and Haematococcuspluvialis (Astaxanthin). Algae manufacturing is an intensive science and Parry’s plant at Oonaiyur, with its raceway ponds for organic spirulina and the upcoming marine algae manufacturing facility at Chittarkottai are unique and first of their kind in the world.

Parry’s is also the largest manufacturer of tomato lycopene in India and amongst the select few in the world to offer this product in different variants for the health care industry.