India’s Kasyap Sweeteners Limited to expand sorbitol capacity

14 February 2014 08:38 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--India’s Kasyap is in the midst of expanding its total sorbitol plant capacity to 8,500 tonnes/month by June 2014, a company source said on Friday.

The company currently runs two sorbitol plants in India – namely, the 2,500 tonne/month unit at Vapi, Gujrat, and the 3,500 tonne/month unit  at Badnawar, Madhya Pradesh, he added.

The Bandnawar-based unit will be expanded to 6,000 tonne/month by June 2014, the source said.

Both plants are being operated at full capacity and the expansion has been underway since December 2013 year, the source added.

By Felicia Loo