Edayar factory outside

ANEL, started in 1992, has around 300 employees, including 40 scientists who work full-time in research and monitoring clinical studies for various applications in the Dietary Supplement, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics industries.

Arjuna Natural Extracts Ltd is India’s leading manufacturer and exporter of standardized botanical extracts for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries for over two decades. Established in 1992, with customers in around 40 countries, the company has several international patents to its credit of which majority are commercialized globally. The company has R&D tie ups with international universities from Australia, US and Japan. The highly advanced R&D unit at Arjuna is a complete research facility for phytochemistry, pharmacokinetics, formulation and development, pre-clinical and clinical studies. Arjuna’s state of the art laboratory has been approved for in-house research by the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.

Arjuna's production processes and products meet market-specific regulations worldwide. With a total manufacturing area of 400000 sq.ft., its four manufacturing facilities for herbal extracts meet all international standards. A GMP certified, SAP driven company, Arjuna has achieved reputed international certifications including ISO22000, Star K Kosher and Halal. Currently the only manufacturer of concentrated Omega-3 fish oil in India, the company follows strict guidelines in packing and storage. Arjuna is also the first company in the world to produce turmeric extract powered completely by solar energy.

The company recently received DC Books Excellence Award from the Governor of Kerala for the ‘Best Corporate Promoting R&D and Industry University Interaction. It has also been recognized as Most Innovative Exporter Award from ECGC (Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India) – D&B (Dun & Bradstreet) Indian Exporters’ Excellence Awards 2015.

Green initiatives
  • Fully equipped Solar power plant helps Arjuna save nearly 1000 liters of diesel on a daily basis and over 4,38000 units of electricity every year.
  • Arjuna is the first company in the world to produce turmeric extract powered completely by solar energy.
  • Effluent treatment plant with advanced evaporation system in vacuum resulting in the zero discharge of effluent for minimal pollution.
  • Eco friendly green campus
  • Rainwater Harvesting