Cochin Spices Private Limited, originated in 1991 as a joint venture with Tones Inc of Des Moines, IA, USA, principally to process spices at source to the exacting standard that Tones Inc. requires. Since then, Quality has been the hallmark of the much acclaimed products supplied from the Indian Stable of Cochin Spices.
Cochin Spices now comes under the umbrella of Associated British Foods (ABF) of UK and is strategically within the AB Mauri Group.
Today, Cochin Spices has grown into a world class supplier of quality ground spices. The business likes to think of itself as “custom-grinders” to the Sauces, Seasonings and Food Service Industry across the world – a fact borne out by it’s loyal customer base spread across the globe.
Cochin Spices has a completely automated plant that is both ISO 9001:2000 and HACCP certified. In addition it has been granted an “Excellent” rating for Sanitation and Hygiene and Good Manufacturing practices by the “American Institute of Bakers.” The plant has the capability to process a wide range of Spices to customer-specified quality parameters, conforming to the standards of ASTA, USFDA, UK Food Safety Act and EU regulations.
The factory has the capacity to process more than 7500 MT of various Spices, Spice Grinds and Spice Mixes every year. These products are shipped in a wide range of customer-specified pack sizes, ranging from 50 LB or 25 KG laminated paper bags to 500 KG Bulk bags or “Super-sacks.” On request, it also has the capability to sterilize Black and White Pepper (and their derivatives) “on time, every time” and most of the customers in the book are those who have trusted the expertise of Cochin Spices for several years.