The All India Spices Exporters Forum (AISEF) has been actively involved in promoting the interests of the spice industry, and representing industry problems at the right forums.

MISSION AND OBJECTIVES

  • To strive to consistently increase per unit realization in spices exports by initiating product & packaging development and up gradation.
     
  • To undertake and participate in activities to influence policies of state and central bodies.
     
  • To shall intervene and catalyze development of better technologies and farm practices in the supply chain by striving for standards of cleanliness, promoting safe use of post-harvest handling.
     
  • To shall act as a repository of all market, technical and policy information and disseminate it to all its members, expanding the collective knowledge of our industry and disseminating scientific information to all concerned.
     


MEMBERS OF  MANAGING COMMITTEE  ( 2018-19)

Chairman        Vice-Chairman

 
 
Mr. Rajiv Palicha
Nedspice Processing India Pvt. Ltd.
 
 
Mr. Cherian Xavier
Plant Lipids (P) Ltd.

Members
 


Mr. Prakash Namboodiri
AB Mauri India Pvt. Ltd., Ernakulam


Mr. Geemon Korah
Kancor Ingredients Ltd., Ernakulam


 

Mr. Jojan L. Malayil
Bafna Enterprises, Cochin

 

Mr. Sibi Thomas
Food Safety and Quality Solutions, Ernakulam



Mr. Sanjeev Bisht
ITC Limited - ILTD, Guntur



Mr. T. Karthikeyan
Value Ingredients Ltd., Chennai



Mr. Ramkumar Menon
JSG Trading Pvt. Ltd., Ernakulam

  

Mr. Krishnakumar Bhammer
krishna & Company
Mr. Emmanuel Nambusseril 
Akay Flavours & Aromatics Pvt. Ltd., Ernakulam


Mr. Nipulal Arumughom
N2N Ingredients Pvt. Ltd., Ernakulam

 Mr. S. Chandrasekhar
Olam Agro India Ltd., Ernakulam

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mr. Krishnakumar Menon
Eastern Condiments Pvt. Ltd., Ernakulam

 

Mr. Ashwin J. Shah
Indian Products Ltd., Coimbatore

 
 

 

 

 


AISEF 


Established in 1987, AISEF relentlessly works in the interests of the spice industry globally by creating a sustainable and pro-development business environment conducive to growth. AISEF has today evolved in the international arena as the Voice for the Spice Fraternity. The growth of the forum was made possible by the support from other trade associations from around the world including ASTA.


AISEF today comprises of a majority of the leading Spice Exporters from India. The Forum closely collaborates with the Spices Board of India, Ministry of Commerce, Horticulture Department Boards, Indian Institute of Spice Research, Directorate of Arecanut and Spices Development, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Sustainable Spices Initiative India etc. and interacts with them on a regular basis on all regulatory matters concerning spices. AISEF is actively involved in the setting of standards for Spices in the Codex Committee.


AISEF also takes concerted efforts to ensure sustainable spice cultivation through collaborative efforts with IDH and WSO. The objective is to improve all stake holders of the industry by providing economic viability, ensuring social soundness and by inculcating environmental responsibility. For farm-level projects AISEF partners with World Spice Organisation (WSO) and works closely with Central & State Governments.


Many initiatives are undertaken by partnering organisations like Indian Institute of Spice Research (IISR), Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFP) and Food Safety Standard Authority of India (FSSAI). AISEF believes that excellence begins at the grass root level and has taken up numerous initiatives with WSO as Socially Responsible Investment to promote sustainability and food safety of Indian Spice Industry. Farmer outreach programmes like Kisan Pragati Yojana (Farmer Development Scheme) and training programmes done through various stakeholder categories AISEF realises its higher purpose.
 


PAST CHAIRMEN

Shri. M.L. Parekh
Parekh Brothers, Cochin
1987-89
Shri. T. Vidyasagar
South India Produce Co., Cochin
1989-91
Shri. Kishor Shamji
Kishor Spices Co., Cochin
1991-93
Shri. Kamlesh J. Tanna
Jamnadas Madhavji Intl. Ltd., Cochin
1993-94
Shri. Ramkumar Menon
Tata Tea Ltd., Cochin
1994-96 & 2002-04
Shri. George Paul
Synthite Industrial Chemicals Ltd., Cochin
1996-98
Shri. Sanjay Mariwala
Kancor Flavours & Extracts Ltd., Cochin
1998-2000
Shri M.S.A. Kumar
AVT McCormick Ingredients Ltd.
2000-02
Shri. Thomas Phillip
Cochin Spices Ltd.
2004-06
Smt. Sushama Srikandath
AVT McCormick Ingredients Ltd.
2006-08

Shri. Philip Kuruvilla
Indian Products Ltd.

2008-10

    Shri. Geemon Korah                                                  
    Kancor Ingredients LTD.                                                                        2011-14
 
    Shri. Gulshan John
    Nedspice Processing India Pvt. Ltd.                                                        2014-16
   
     Shri. Prakash Namboodiri
    AB Mauri India Pvt. Ltd.                                                                          2016-18

 

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