COIRFED Kerala State Co-operative coir marketing federation ltd
COIRFED Kerala State Co-operative coir marketing federation ltdhttp://www.coirfed.com/COIRFED Kerala State Co-operative coir marketing federation ltd Kerala, since the of time has been a land blessed with the bounty of coconuts. And coir, produced from the husks of coconuts, has made it an invaluable treasure of the land. A true product of Kerala, it's magical textures and natural properties are brought to life in the hands of master craftsmen. Finding it a ready market in the farthest corners of the world. in the process, nurturing and nourishing a craftsmanship that evolved over the years. Providing gainful employment to 4 lakh directly and as many as 20 lakh indirectly. JAMES DARRAGH, British Visionary started the first Mechanised Coir Factory Based in the Coir capital, Alappuzha, coirfed is the apex federation of 600 odd Coir co-operatives. A string of Regional Offices and national network of over 100 showrooms ensures that for the lovers of things natural and beautiful, Coir products are within the reach. And it's Fair Pricing policy has made it even more so.
Coirfed plays a stellar role in finding markets as yet untapped and promoting new business opportunities. A wide range of coir products are exported to the highly quality conscious markets of European Union, the United States and so on. Coir is not just a natural product. It has some winning advantages too. It is biodegradable, environment friendly and echo proof. It helps to retain the natural warmth of the body; the touch of Coir fibre on the soles of the feet improves blood circulation too. And of course, Coir products lasts very long.Agriculture GovernmentDec 15, 2006
KERAFED KERALA KERAKARSHAKA SAHAKARNA FEDERATION LTD
KERAFED is the Apex Co-operative Federation of coconut farmers in Kerala and is the largest producer of coconut oil in India. KERAFED's coconut oil complex at Karunagapally in Kollam district is one of the biggest such units in India, with a capacity of 200 Tons per day.
"KERA" Brand of coconut oil is produced by kerafed from copra of the finest quality, directly procured from coconut growers in Kerala - the land of coconuts. The copra thus procured is processed using the most modern technology. In the selection and processing of copra, KERAFED employs strict quality control measures to ensure product superiority and purity. A unique two stage filtering process is employed by KERAFED to retain the original aroma and flavour of coconut oil for a long period.
"KERA" Brand of coconut oil is known for its quality, purity, longer shelf life and reasonable price. Its quality is conformity with the grade specifications laid down by the Bureau of Indian Standards vide IS:542-1968. Certificate of Authorisation to grade "KERA" coconut oil under AGMARK has also been obtained. "KERA" is available in HDPE bottles of 100 ml, 200 ml and 500 ml; PET bottles of 1000 ml and polythene pouches of 500 ml and 1000 ml. The raw materials used for these packings are of virgin / food grade, approved by CFTRI, Mysore / other Government approved agencies. Secondary packing is done using 3/5 ply corrugated cartons, as per specifications.
This unit implements the various schemes proposed by the central and state governments for soil conservation. Land development and soil conservation are the main responsibilities of this unit. The state schemes are now being entrusted on the district panchayaths as a part of the Democratic Decentralization. Some of the important schemes of the soil conservation unit includes the National Watershed Development Project for the Rainfed Areas, Kundah River Project etc.‘Keralakarshakan’ is a prestigious fortnightly farm journal published by the Bureau. The Bureau is associated with the broadcasting of agriculture news by AIR. ‘Farm Guide’ is a prestigious annual publication of the bureau. Besides these things the Bureau prepares and distributes leaflets, booklets etc containing vital agricultural informations. In association with the state library council, the bureau is implementing an ‘Agricultural Book Corner Programme’ which aims at distributing the agriculture related publications of the Kerala Bhasha Institute to the libraries at one-third price. The Bureau is in possession of the most modern communication aids. It plays an appreciable role in providing comprehensive informations required for the extension and developmental aspects of Kerala’s agriculture.
As it celebrates its silver jubilee, Kerala Agricultural University's College of Cooperation, Banking and Management is all set to launch an MBA course in Agri Business Management.The programme aims at empowering professional graduates, particularly graduates from agricultural universities with critical management and entrepreneurial competencies enabling them to own and manage agribusiness enterprises of global standards