owns two Edible Salt refineries. Both refineries are
suppliers to various edible salt brands. In addition,
industrial grade refined salt is produced for use in textiles,
dyes and detergent industries.
GHCL – Salt Refineries
- Vedarnyam, Tamil Nadu
- Thiruporur, Chennai.
At Vedarnyam GHCL produces about 1, 50,000
MT per annum of Raw Salt of both edible and industrial grade.
The total area of Salt Pans is 3200 Acres. The refinery produces
branded Edible Iodized free flowing salts like Sapan, Udayam
etc. They also produce pure crystalline powder and textile
industry grades of Institutional Refined Salts.
Thiruporur Salt Refinery an ISO 9001:2000
has an installed Capacity of 1, 00,000 MT per annum. The refined
edible salt produced conforms to the BIS (Bureau of Indian
Standards) specifications of IS-7224 and IS253. The unit has
six high speed automatic fill and seal machines, imported
from Holland to pack branded Edible Iodized free flowing salt.
The refinery produces popular national brands of Annapurna
and Captain Cook for Hindustan Lever and for various local