Akay Flavours and Aromatics Pvt. Ltd started operations with Oleoresins and Essential Oils, with its first factory in Pathanamthitta, in Kerala, where it has two batch extraction production lines and a steam distillation unit. Soon, it expanded to Cochin, with a continuos extraction plant. The latest addition is another continuos extraction plant in Tadas, near Hubli in Karnataka. Today, Akay has a production capacity for more than 3000 tones of various oleoresins and more than 1000 tons of essential oils.
An Integrated Management System is in place, certified by Bureau Veritas, which includes ISO 9001: 2008, FSSC 22000:2011, BS OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 14001:2004, SA 8000:2008 (Social Accountability) and GMP. The products carry Kosher and Halal certifications, and all the sites are registered under FSSAI also. Our laboratory is certified as per ISO 17025:2005 (NABL) and a state-of-the-art R&D laboratory in active, which is recognised by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India.
Akay has a world-wide presence with regional sales offices and distribution set- up in all major countries. Akay has established a large customer base throughout Europe, USA, South & Central America and Asia Pacific. It is indeed sheer professionalism and ethical approach in the operations that took the fame of Akay to the global level!